in the Fairbanks North Star Borough - FNSB
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Geography and Climate
- The community lies on the right bank of Fox Creek as it enters Goldstream Creek Valley, 10 miles northeast of Fairbanks. It is located at the junction of the Steese and Elliot Highways.
- Interior Alaska experiences seasonal temperature extremes. Average January temperatures range from -19 to -2 °F; average July temperatures range from 49 to 71 °F. Annual precipitation averages 11.5 inches, with 67.8 inches of snowfall.
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- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- Fox was established as a mining camp prior to 1905. The Fox Post Office operated from 1908 to 1947.
- The majority of the population of Fox is non-Native. It is part of the Fairbanks metropolitan area, the second largest in the state.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- The area's highways provide access to the statewide road system. Nearby Fairbanks is 11 miles south of Fox and offers jet and railway services.
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