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HOMER— It’s a humble name for a little town that is anything but ordinary. Named for Homer Pennock, a con man who arrived in 1896 and lured others to the Homer area with promises of gold, the community of Homer evolved from a coal mining town to a center for fishing, farming, ranching, and homesteading and finally to the vibrant regional economic center we see today.

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The City of Homer has earned a reputation as a leader among local governments in Alaska on sustainability issues. Read more about the City's sustainability actions and initiatives here.

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Information on Homer demographics, history, climate, land area, economy, cost of living and more can be found here.