Circle (also called Circle City) is a census-designated place located in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the CDP is 100.
Circle is 260 km (162 miles) north of Fairbanks at the end of the Steese Highway. Circle was named by miners in the late 1800s who believed that the town was on the Arctic Circle. The Arctic Circle is actually about 80 km (50 miles) north of Circle.
Web Sites and Links
Official Web Site of Circle, AlaskaPhotos, map, history, tourism, people, demographics of Circle and the surrounding area.