in the Denali Borough
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Geography and Climate
- Ferry lies on both shores of the Nenana River in the Denali Borough, 39 miles south of Nenana. It is located at mile 371.2 of the Alaska Railroad.
- Interior Alaska experiences seasonal temperature extremes. January temperatures range from -22 to -2 °F; July temperatures range from 50 to 72 °F. Average annual precipitation is 11.3 inches. Ice fog is common during the winter.
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History and Culture
- The name was originally published as a railroad station in 1922. The railroad work camp at Ferry brought settlers.
- Ferry is a non-Native community.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- From the George Parks Highway, road access is available only on privately-owned railroad or university land. Most residents park their cars on a private lot and walk into Ferry, across a railroad bridge and catwalk. Students are taken by ATV across the river to the school bus.
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