Former Census-designated place (CDP)
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|• 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||13 ft (4 m)|
|• Total||250 (workers)|
|Time zone||UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-8 (AKDT)|
|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, but it was not included in the 2010 census.
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.
Alpine is located at  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. It is located 8 miles north of Nuiqsut, Alaska..
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.
- "Places (2000)". [2000 Census Gazetteer Files]. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original (TXT) on 2002-12-17. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
- "Alpine". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Places (2010): Alaska" (TXT). [2010 Census Gazetteer Files]. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Alpine at the Community Database Online from the Alaska Division of Community and Regional Affairs
- Maps from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development: 2000
- National Geographic visits Alaska's North Slope