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 U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 88,995. The borough seat is Palmer, and the largest city is Wasilla.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough is part of the Anchorage, AK 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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