Badger is a CDP in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The population of the CDP was 19,482 as of the 2010 Census. It has an area of 66.71 sq. mi, 65.63 of land and 1.08 of water. 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