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Badger, Alaska

Badger, Alaska
Location within Fairbanks North Star Borough and the state of Alaska
Location within Fairbanks North Star Borough and the state of Alaska
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Fairbanks North Star
 • Borough mayor Luke Hopkins[1]
 • State senators Click Bishop (R)
John Coghill (R)
Pete Kelly (R)
 • State reps. Steve Thompson (R)
Tammie Wilson (R)
Adam Wool (D)
 • Total 66.71 sq mi (172.78 km2)
 • Land 65.63 sq mi (169.98 km2)
 • Water 1.08 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 19,482 Ranked 4th
 • Density 296.85/sq mi (112.76/km2)

Badger is a CDP in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The population of the CDP was 19,482 as of the 2010 Census.[2] It has an area of 66.71 sq. mi, 65.63 of land and 1.08 of water.[2] The town would be a major city in Alaska if it were incorporated and not as close to Fairbanks. Along with North Pole and Fairbanks, Badger is a major community of the Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was one of the CDPs created in 2010 out of small suburbs and outskirts of Fairbanks.


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