Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough
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Location within the U.S. state of Alaska
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Coordinates: 62°24′N 149°35′W / 62.4°N 149.58°W / 62.4; -149.58
Country United States
State Alaska
IncorporatedJanuary 1, 1964[1][2]
Named forMatanuska River and Susitna River
Largest CDPKnik-Fairview
 • Total25,258 sq mi (65,420 km2)
 • Land24,608 sq mi (63,730 km2)
 • Water650 sq mi (1,700 km2)  2.6%
 • Total107,801
 • Density4.3/sq mi (1.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−9 (Alaska)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−8 (ADT)

Matanuska-Susitna Borough (often referred to as the Mat-Su Borough) is a borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2020 census, the population was 107,801.[3] The borough seat is Palmer,[4] and largest city is Wasilla.

References[change | change source]

  1. "History". Matanuska-Susitna Borough Joint Land Use Study. 2009. Archived from the original on March 6, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
  2. 1996 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League/Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. January 1996. p. 12.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "QuickFacts: Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.

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