Fairbanks, Alaska City Profile

Population: 31,535 Elevation: 446ft (136m) Website: www.ci.fairbanks.ak.us News: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner | Latitude 65 | The Ester Republic | Sun Star Map: Link Fairbanks, Alaska was founded back in the early part of the 20th century.  In 1901, E. T. Barnette settled there because his boat ran a ground and some nearby prospectors convinced him of the potential in the area.  During the first 60 years of existence, Fairbanks suffered...

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North Pole, Alaska City Profile

Population: 2,226 Elevation: 482ft (147m) Website: www.northpolealaska.com News: www.newsminer.com Let me get to the most important answer to the most common question asked about this town.  No, this is not the actual North Pole (1700 miles south of the North Pole), and no this is not the place where Santa comes from.  They have however made quite a bit of money on the fact they share the same name.  Technically North Pole involves...

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