Delta Junction, Alaska City Profile

Population: 958 Elevation: 1,158ft (353m) Website: www.ci.delta-junction.ak.us News:  DeltaNewsWeb.com The town of Delta Junction is located about 100 miles south of Fairbanks, Alaska.  The Big Delta is located at the intersection of the Delta and Tanana Rivers.  Delta Junction is technically the end of the Alaska Highway.  Delta Junction, Alaska has a very small population of just under 1000.  This is very small for the Lower 48 but...

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Dawson City, Yukon City Profile

Population: 1,328 Elevation: 1,214ft (370m) Website: www.cityofdawson.ca News: The Klondike Sun The town was founded back in 1897 by a man named Joseph Ladue and was named after the man who mapped the entire area 10 years earlier (George M. Dawson). It was the Capital of Yukon for over 50 years before the seat was moved to Whitehorse. The Klondike Gold Rush is really what got the town started (population wise at least). This rush,...

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Watson Lake, Yukon City Profile

Population: 1,547 Elevation: 2296ft (700m) Website: www.watsonlake.ca News: www.yukon-news.com Watson Lake is another town found on the Alaska Highway.  The population of the town as of 2004 was 1,547 which makes it one of the top cities in the Yukon.  Its located off the Liard River at one of the major junctions in the Alaska Highway.  Robert Campbell Highway and the Alaska Highway meet right at the Western edge of town.  This is one...

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Lower Post, British Columbia City Profile

Population: 113+ Elevation: Website: http://www.gov.bc.ca/arr/firstnation/kaska_nation/default.html News: Lower Post, British Columbia is an aboriginal community up in Northern British Columbia.  Its located along the Alaska Highway and is a beautiful area to be in during the Summer months.  Before it was a town, it was a great fishing spot along with a crossing (early road systems) and a meeting place for people.  It has a diverse...

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Fort Halkett, British Columbia City Profile

Population: Abandoned Population Place Elevation: 474m Website: News: There is not a whole lot of info on this area.  I added it because of the Fort Halkett Provincial Park.  Unfortunately at this time the park is closed because of a huge wildfire they had come through the entire area.  Its located where the Smith River and Liard River come together.  Its near km 820 on the Alaska Highway.  The biggest attraction at this place is the...

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Fort St. John, British Columbia City Profile

Population: 18,609 Elevation: 2,260 feet (690m) Website: www.fortstjohn.ca Newspaper:  Fort St. John’s Alaska Highway News Things to do in the City Paved Walking Trails North Peace Leisure Pool Skateboard Park Fort Bowling Lanes Chances Gaming Centre Music and Art Downtown Places to Stay Econo Lodge Pomeroy Hotel Quality Inn Northern Grand Hotel Pomeroy Inn & Suites Howard Johnson Northwoods Inn Super 8 Fort St. John The Grande...

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