Alaska. Nome at -20 degrees F. Bering Sea on the Seward Peninsula. The City of Nome is Alaska's oldest continuous first class city, incorporated on April 9, 1901. Nome is located on the south coast of the Seward Peninsula facing Norton Sound, part of the Bering Sea.
The city is the commercial hub of northwestern Alaska, as well as the site for the finish of the 1049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage each March.