Badger, Alaska

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Badger, Alaska
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Fairbanks North Star
 • 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)[1]
 • 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.[1] It has an area of 66.71 sq. mi, 65.63 of land and 1.08 of water.[1] 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.


Coordinates: 64°48′19″N 147°24′37″W / 64.80528°N 147.41028°W / 64.80528; -147.41028