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Welcome to Fairbanks ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Fairbanks has a population of 31,644 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 codes for Fairbanks: 99701, 99706-99712, 99775, 99790<3>
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fairbanks had an population of 31,644 people. This is an increase of 0.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.7% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairbanks.
Communities near Fairbanks ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fairbanks and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Fairbanks.
Communities Also Named Fairbanks ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fairbanks:
Websites 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fairbanks: www.co.fairbanks.ak.us/
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019