Chena (historical) in Fairbanks North Star Borough AK


Chena (historical), Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

Chena (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The primary coordinates for Chena (historical) places it within the AK 99709 ZIP Code delivery area.

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Feature Name: Chena (historical)
Category: Alaska physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Populated Place
Class: Populated Place
Description: on N bank of Tanana River, 1 mi. W of mouth of Chena River and 7 mi. SW of Fairbanks, Tanana Low.
History: Name derived from the Chena River and reported in 1903 by T. G. Gerdine and R. B. Olive (in Prindle, 1905, pl. 16). The village was called "Chena Junction" because it was the south terminus of the Tanana Valley Railroad; however, it was incorporated as "Chena" in 1903. A post office was established in 1903 and discontinued in 1918 (Ricks, 1965, p. 10). With the growth of Fairbanks, Chena disappeared and had only 18 persons in 1920.
Borough: Fairbanks North Star Borough
Latitude: 64.8000030518
Longitude: -147.933334351

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