|North Pole, Alaska|
Location of North Pole, Alaska
|Borough||Fairbanks North Star|
|- Total||4. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The US state of Alaska is not divided into counties, as are 48 other states but it is divided into boroughs ( Louisiana is divided into parishes Fairbanks North Star Borough is a borough located in the state of Alaska, United States. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 2 sq mi (10. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 9 km²)|
|- Land||4. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 2 sq mi (10. 9 km²)|
|- Water||0. 0 sq mi (0. 0 km²)|
|Elevation||482 ft (147 m)|
|- Density||373. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 6/sq mi (144. 3/km²)|
|Time zone||Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)|
|- Summer (DST)||AKDT (UTC-8)|
|GNIS feature ID||1407230|
North Pole is a city in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. The Alaska Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC-9) The UTC−9 time zone is used in French Polynesia Gambier Islands United States (AKST— Alaska Standard Daylight saving time ( DST UTC−8 is a band of Timezones separated from the Universal Coordinated Time by 8 hours A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Area code 907 covers the entire state of Alaska, except for the small southeastern Alaska community of Hyder Alaska, which uses the 250 Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Fairbanks North Star Borough is a borough located in the state of Alaska, United States. Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The United States of America —commonly referred to as the It is part of the 'Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area'. Fairbanks (ˈfɛrbæŋks is a Home Rule City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas|Table of United States Core Based Statistical AreasIn the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB has produced According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 1,778.  The name "North Pole" is often applied to the entire area bounded by Fort Wainwright, Two Rivers, Alaska, and the Chena River Flood Control Project. Fort Wainwright is a United States Army post adjacent to Fairbanks in the U Two Rivers is an unincorporated area of homes between mile 13 (the Little Chena River and mile 25 (the Chena River) along the Chena Hot Springs Road northeast of Fairbanks
Despite the name, the city is about 1,700 miles south of Earth's geographic North Pole. The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is subject to the caveats explained below defined as the point in the northern
The city is a summertime attraction for tourists visiting nearby Fairbanks, and traveling to and from the Alaska Highway and Valdez. Fairbanks (ˈfɛrbæŋks is a Home Rule City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. The Alaska Highway (also known as the Alaskan Highway, Alaska-Canadian Highway, or ALCAN Highway) was constructed during World War II and connects Valdez ( is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the US state of Alaska. Its biggest attraction is a gift shop named Santa Claus House with the world's largest fiberglass statue of Santa Claus outside. Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, or simply " Santa " is the Prior to Christmas each year, the USPS post office in North Pole receives hundreds of thousands of letters to Santa Claus, and thousands more from people wanting the town's postmark on their holiday greeting cards to their families. A post office is a facility authorized by a Postal system for the posting receipt sorting handling transmission or delivery of Mail. A postmark is a Postal marking made on a letter, Package, Postcard or the like indicating A greeting card is an illustrated folded card featuring an expression of friendship or other sentiment It advertises the ZIP code 99705 as the ZIP code of Santa. The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS
Holiday-themed streets in North Pole include Santa Claus Lane, St. Nicholas Drive, Snowman Lane, and Kris Kringle Drive. Street lights in the city are decorated in a candy cane motif, and many local businesses have similar decorations. A candy cane is a hard Cane -shaped Candy stick It is traditionally white with Red stripes and flavored with Peppermint (also known The city's firetrucks and ambulances are all red, while the police cars are all green.
A past mayor, Jeff Jacobson, sent a letter (and a lump of coal) to U.S. Senator John McCain about a comment he made regarding why the city's "elves" needed money for a pork barrel project. The United States Senate is the Upper house of the bicameral United States Congress, the Lower house being the House of Representatives In United States Politics, the term " pork barrel " refers to the appropriation of government spending for projects that are intended primarily The lump of coal inside a tin can was delivered to the offices of Senator McCain by local resident Jeff Turkel. 
The current mayor of North Pole is Doug Isaacson. Douglas W Isaacson, (Doug Isaacson (born October 18 1957 was elected mayor of North Pole Alaska in October 2006 As of October 2006, North Pole City Council members include Jeff Jacobson, Michael W. Welch, James Taylor, Doug Wilson, Thomas R. McGhee, and R. Dennis Small.
North Pole is also the home of KJNP (King Jesus North Pole) AM/FM/TV stations.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 2 square miles (10. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 9 km²), of which, 4. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 2 square miles (10. 9 km²) of it is land and 0. 04 square miles (0. 1 km²) of it (0. 47%) is water. The city is located to the north and east of the Tanana River, though access to the river is not easily made due to the extensive system of levees. The Tanana River (ˈtænənɑː is a tributary of the Yukon River in the U Dike (constructionEmbankmentA levee, levée, dike (or dyke) embankment, floodbank or stopbank is a natural or artificial Beaver Springs Slough meanders through the heart of the city, emptying into Chena Slough.
As of 2004, there were 1,675 people, 652 households, and 431 families residing in the city. The population density was 373. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 6 people per square mile (149. 3/km²). There were 653 housing units at an average density of 155. 4/sq mi (60. 0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80. 96% White, 5. 67% Black or African American, 3. 57% Native American, 2. 61% Asian, 0. 45% Pacific Islander, 1. 15% from other races, and 5. 61% from two or more races. 3. 76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 652 households out of which 40. 0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49. 0% were married couples living together, 11. 0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36. 9% were non-families. 26. 9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4. 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 57 and the average family size was 3. 19.
In the city the population was spread out with 29. 8% under the age of 18, 13. 2% from 18 to 24, 33. 3% from 25 to 44, 18. 5% from 45 to 64, and 5. 2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 110. 7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115. 2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $42,563. 99, and the median income for a family was $54,993. Males had a median income of $32,917 versus $27,240 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,426. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 5. 12% of families and 6. 7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 0% of those under age 18 and 22. 6% of those age 65 or over.
The city is located in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is a public School district based in Fairbanks, Alaska ( USA)
North Pole Elementary School, North Pole Junior High, Star of the North, and North Pole High School serve the town .