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Matanuska-Susitna Borough

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough is in Southcentral Alaska. This borough is named after the Matanuska-Susitna Valley (aka Mat-Su Valley) where farmers settled in the 1930s, through a government project.


Map of Matanuska-Susitna Borough
  • 1 Palmer - The original farming community of the area and borough seat
  • 2 Wasilla
  • 3 Willow

Other destinations[edit]

From back to front, Mount Church, Mount Dickey, Mount Grosvenor and Mount Johnson


Get in[edit]

By Car - the Glenn Highway can be taken north from Anchorage or south from it's connection with the Tok Cutoff-Richardson Highway.

Get around[edit]


  • Eklutna Native Historical Park (It's 9 miles south of the Glenn and Parks Highway Junction. Take a right exit on the southbound lane of the Glenn Highway.), toll-free: +1-866-EKLUTNA (3558862). Has a Russian Orthodox Church and Eklutna Native graveyard for children, from Alaska's early days. Each grave has its own colorful, miniature "spirit" house.




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