Alpine, Alaska

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Alpine, Alaska
Former Census-designated place (CDP)
Alpine, Alaska is located in Alaska
Alpine, Alaska
Alpine, Alaska
Location within the state of Alaska
Coordinates: 70°14′18″N 150°59′40″W / 70.23833°N 150.99444°W / 70.23833; -150.99444Coordinates: 70°14′18″N 150°59′40″W / 70.23833°N 150.99444°W / 70.23833; -150.99444[1]
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough North Slope
 • Borough mayor Harry K. Brower, Jr.
 • State senator Donny Olson (D)
 • State rep. Dean Westlake (D)
 • Total 39.2 sq mi (101.5 km2)
 • Land 38.3 sq mi (99.1 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Elevation[2] 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total 250 (workers)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
Area code(s) 907
FIPS code 02-01882
GNIS feature ID 1865544

Alpine is an unincorporated community and former census-designated place in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The population was 0 at the 2000 United States Census,[1] but it was not included in the 2010 census.[3]

Alpine is the site of a major oil drilling and production operation operated by ConocoPhillips. Most employees, staffed primarily by commuter residents of Nuiqsut, work a two-week on and two week off work schedule.[citation needed]


Alpine is located at 70°14′18″N 150°59′40″W / 70.238218°N 150.994388°W / 70.238218; -150.994388.[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 39.2 mi² (101.5 km²), of which 38.3 mi² (99.1 km²) is land and 0.9 mi² (2.4 km²), or 2.40%, is water.[1] It is located 8 miles north of Nuiqsut, Alaska.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were no permanent people living in the CDP, but approximately 250 workers in the work camp.


Oil was discovered in the Alpine area in 1996. Alpine currently serves as an oil production field producing roughly 50,000 barrels (7,900 m3) of oil daily as of 2015.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Places (2000)" (TXT). 2000 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 25, 2013.  External link in |work= (help)
  2. ^ "Alpine". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ "Places (2010): Alaska" (TXT). 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 25, 2013.  External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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