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North Pole, AK

North Pole, Alaska, USA

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Time Zone: America Anchorage (USA Alaska Time)

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North Pole, Alaska (pop. 1600) is one of Alaska’s most unique communities.  North Pole is 14 miles (c22 km) southeast of Fairbanks.

It is best known as the home of Santa Claus’ House.

North Pole was first homesteaded in 1944 by a farmer named Davis but did not gain much recognition until 1953 when North Pole was incorporated as a town.

An enterprising merchant named Con Miller moved his store from Fairbanks and began a tradition that is still going on today.  Miller had already developed a reputation for playing Santa Claus to the Native children in the Alaskan Villages, and so he named his new trading post Santa Claus House.

Public Holidays - 2021
DateHoliday
01/01/2021New Year's Day
01/18/2021Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
02/15/2021George Washington's Birthday
05/31/2021Memorial Day
07/05/2021Independence Day
09/06/2021Labor Day
10/11/2021Columbus Day
11/11/2021Veterans Day
11/25/2021Thanksgiving Day
12/24/2021Christmas Day
12/31/2021New Year's Day

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