Alaska Gold Rush History & Genealogy

Fox is located at 64°57'14?N 147°37'42?W64.95389°N 147.62833°W (64.953979, -147.628325), on the bank of Fox Creek as it enters Goldstream Creek Valley, 10 miles northeast of Fairbanks. Fox was established as a mining camp before 1905. The Fox post office operated from 1908 through 1947.

1909 a thriving settlement in the Fairbanks area serving as a local supply point for the nearby creeks. The General conditions in the creek towns are similar to conditions in Fairbanks which is the supply point for all of them. Prices of all materials are considerably higher in the creek towns than in Fairbanks owing to the cost of transport. (Source).

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