The History of College

College is located 3 miles northwest of Fairbanks at mile 467.1 of the Alaska Railroad. It lies at approximately 64 51' N Latitude, 147 48' W Longitude . The community is located in the Fairbanks Recording District. The area encompasses 16 sq. miles of land and 0 sq. miles of water.

College was so named because it is the location of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, established in 1915.


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History and map graphic used with permission from the Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development