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|Census area||Southeast Fairbanks|
|Elevation||2,428 ft (740 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-8 (AKDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1404039|
Jack Wade is an unincorporated community in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. Its elevation is 2,428 feet (740 m), and it is located along Wade Creek at (64.1541667, -141.4597222), about 46 miles (74 km) south of Eagle near the Canada–US border. Founded as a mining camp around 1900, it was named for Jack Anderson and Wade Nelson, the original locators. Jack Wade received a post office in 1901, which remained until 1948.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Jack Wade first appeared on the 1930 U.S. Census as an unincorporated village. It reported again in 1940, but ceased to appear afterwards.
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