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The location of Bettles Field









Although we found mention of Bettles Field during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Bettles Field 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..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Bettles Field. If you can help us locate Bettles Field, please Contact Us.


Various Identification Codes ...

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Regional Codes ...

For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Bettles Field is located in Region #4 (the West Region).

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Bettles Field is located in Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Bettles Field is located in Region X (Region 10).

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Bettles Field is located in Region X (Region 10).

ZIP Codes ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Bettles Field, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Bettles Field. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code are defined by the needs of the USPS and can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Bettles Field: 99726<2>

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 02/06740   (Place Name: Bettles Field (Evansville))

County: Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)     (FIPS State/County: 02/290)

Class: B

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The official website of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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 Bettles Field and then turned west". While Bettles Field could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Bettles Field 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 (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Bettles Field 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alaska community named Bettles Field.

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<2>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bettles Field or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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