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Jack Wade
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Coordinates: 64°9′15″N 141°27′35″W / 64.15417°N 141.45972°W / 64.15417; -141.45972Coordinates: 64°9′15″N 141°27′35″W / 64.15417°N 141.45972°W / 64.15417; -141.45972
Country United States
State Alaska
Census area Southeast Fairbanks
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°9′15″N 141°27′35″W / 64.15417°N 141.45972°W / 64.15417; -141.45972 (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.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 13
1940 21 61.5%
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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