Place:Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States

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NameMatanuska-Susitna
Alt namesMatanuska-Susitnasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Palmer-Wasilla-Talkeetnasource: Resource:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990, 1960 census
TypeBorough
Located inAlaska, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Matanuska-Susitna Borough (often referred to as the Mat-Su Borough) is a borough located in the state of Alaska, United States. As of 2010, the population was 88,995. The borough seat is Palmer and the largest city in the borough is Wasilla. The Borough is part of the Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Mat-Su Borough is so designated because it contains the entire Matanuska and Susitna Rivers. These rivers empty into Cook Inlet which is the southern border of the Mat-Su Borough. This area is one of the few agricultural areas of Alaska.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1960 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1960 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1964 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1960 5,188
1970 6,509
1980 17,816
1990 39,683

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External links

www.co.mat-su.ak.us


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