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Circle Hot Springs Station
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska


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Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of Circle Hot Springs Station is approximately 29 (1990).
The amount of land area in Circle Hot Springs Station is 138.04 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.65 sq kilometers.
The distance from Circle Hot Springs Station to Washington DC is 3439 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 610 miles. (as the crow flies)
Circle Hot Springs Station is positioned 65.47 degrees north of the equator and 144.68 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Circle Hot Springs Station average annual rainfall is 6.5 inches per year
Circle Hot Springs Station average annual snowfall is 43.4 inches per year.


about 29 miles southwest of Circle on the Steese Highway. It is northeast of Fairbanks in eastern Alaska.
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continental subarctic with cold, long winters and warm, short summers. Summer highs average 65 to 72 degrees while winter temperatures range from 0 down to -71 degrees.
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History & History Related Items

The Athabascans were frequent users of this hot springs, but the first non-native to come was William Great in 1893. Cassium Monohan was a homesteader here of 106 acres. He sold his parcel to Franklin Leach in 1909 who then developed the resort.
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The road to the Hot springs goes directly to the Steese Highway. Tourists from Fairbanks and other areas come for the year-round swimming and soaking. The main attraction is the hot springs. Some mining also occurs in the area. Local residents, for the most part, do not have modern plumbing.
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