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Eielson AFB, Alaska

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Although we found mention of Eielson AFB during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Eielson AFB was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Eielson AFB to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Eielson AFB - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Eielson AFB, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Eielson AFB might be (or was) located is in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Eielson AFB would be found within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Eielson AFB: 99702<2>

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Eielson AFB and then turned east". While Eielson AFB could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Eielson AFB as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Eielson AFB could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Eielson AFB). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eielson AFB or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Eielson AFB.



 
 
 

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