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Welcome to Fairbanks ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairbanks has a population of 31,143 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Fairbanks is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fairbanks lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fairbanks is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Fairbanks: 99701<3>

Websites for Fairbanks ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairbanks had an population of 31,143 people. This is a decrease of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairbanks had a population of 31,535 people.

The population of Fairbanks represents 4.44% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,535 people, the population of Fairbanks increased 4.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 30,224 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairbanks.

Communities Also Named Fairbanks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named Fairbanks - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairbanks.

Communities near Fairbanks ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Fairbanks.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairbanks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairbanks.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairbanks. Our list includes 60 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fairbanks.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairbanks ...

Looking for more information about Fairbanks? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fairbanks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairbanks.

The official website for Fairbanks:

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairbanks.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairbanks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 city (such as Fairbanks). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairbanks or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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