Funeral Homes in Ester, AK

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Ester.

Their current mayor is Mayor Adam Wool.

Zip codes in the city: 99725.

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Fairbanks Funeral Home

Our mission is to be Alaska's premier cremation and funeral service provider. Our funeral homes offer the most economic cremation and burial options, with above and beyond service and honor for all of our families. We offer a wide range of...

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Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home
415 Illinois St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
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Fairbanks Funeral Home
3704 Erickson Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99709
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Northern Lights Memorial Park
2318 Yankovich Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709

Facts about the city

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.

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History

By 1907, Ester City had a population of around 200 people, with a thriving mining industry. (The post office retained the name of Berry until 1965, when it was finally changed to that of the town it had been in for 55 years.)[http://www.esterrepublic.com/Archives/mreckard6.html] In the mid-1920s, the Fairbanks Exploration Company began buying claims on Ester Creek, started operations in 1929, and in 1933 built a mess hall for their camp in Ester (now a historic landmark and still in use today as a tourist attraction and hotel). It is part of the 'Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area'. The population was 1,978 at the 2007 United States Census census. 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.

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