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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