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Ester is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. It is part of the Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,422 at the 2010 census.
A social hall was completed in 1907, and was well known throughout the mining district for its dance floor. Mihalcik staked his claim in November 1903 but the news of the discovery of gold did not become public until the following February. While the village is often described as a "bedroom community" of Fairbanks, Alaska its inhabitants take exception to this description, and have a strong sense of community.
Ester was originally a gold mining camp on Ester Creek, with the first claim staked in February 1903 by Latham A. The Berry Post Office moved in 1910 from near the Berry brothers' claim about two miles downstream from Ester City into J.C. The population was 1,978 at the 2007 United States Census census.
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