Tetlin Junction, Alaska

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Tetlin Junction
Unincorporated community
Tetlin Junction is located in Alaska
Tetlin Junction
Tetlin Junction
Location within the state of Alaska
Coordinates: 63°18′44″N 142°36′6″W / 63.31222°N 142.60167°W / 63.31222; -142.60167Coordinates: 63°18′44″N 142°36′6″W / 63.31222°N 142.60167°W / 63.31222; -142.60167
Country United States
State Alaska
Census area Southeast Fairbanks
Elevation 1,745 ft (532 m)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
GNIS feature ID 1410767[1]

Tetlin Junction (also Forty Mile, Tetlin Center, or Tetling Junction) is an unincorporated community in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Its elevation is 1,745 feet (532 m), along the north bank of the Tanana River. The official spelling of its name has been "Tetlin Junction" since a Board on Geographic Names ruling in 1950. The community is named for its location at the junction of the Alaska and Taylor highways: it lies 8 miles (13 km) east of Tok Junction, 13 miles (21 km) north-northwest of Tetlin,[1] and 11 miles (18 km) east-southeast of Tanacross.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tetlin Junction, Alaska". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Tetlin Junction, Columbia Gazetteer of North America 2000, 2000. Accessed 2008-09-16.