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The location of Folger

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Welcome to Folger ...

Folger is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Folger lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Folger ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Folger and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ganes Creek   [Map]   ---   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
McGrath   [Map]   336   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Takotna   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Folger.

Communities Also Named Folger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Folger - they are located in Ohio, Ontario and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Folger.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Folger:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Folger ...

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

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Folger, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Folger.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Folger. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Folger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Folger. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Folger) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Folger. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.5617, Longitude: -156.0833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Folger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Folger.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Folger.