in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
- Area Type
- Place of Interest
- Current Population
- Population Comment
- 2013 Department of Labor Estimate
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- (lie' vun good)
- Community's Judicial District
- Recording District
- Census Designated Place (CDP)
Geography and Climate
- Livengood lies 50 miles northwest of Fairbanks on the Dalton Highway, at its junction with the Elliott Highway.
- 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.
- Community Map Available
- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- Gold was discovered on July 24, 1914, on Livengood Creek by N.R. Hudson and Jay Livengood. The village was founded near their claim as a mining camp during the winter of 1914-15, when hundreds of people came into the district. A post office was established in 1915 and was discontinued in 1957.
- Most homes in Livengood are seasonally-occupied.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- Livengood is located off of the Elliot Highway about 80 miles north of Fairbanks. Livengood has a state-maintained public airport with a gravel runway in good condition.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection
- Community's Senate District
- Community's House District