Information About

Wasilla

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 34' 53" N,
149 ° 26' 22" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

341 ft (103.94 m)

Uses

Wasilla in Detail.

About

population 112, in Matanuska Valley, mi. 159.8 on the Alaska RR., between Lucille Lake and Wasilla Lake, 11 mi. SW of Palmer, Cook Inlet Low.

History

Name of a station on The Alaska Railroad that came into being about 1916. A post office was established here in 1917 (Ricks, 1965, p. 70). The village derived its name from nearby Wasilla Creek.

Places Near Wasilla
Areas:

Ch-atan Kaq-, Chuqilin Kaq-, Skitnu Hdakaq-,

Airports:

Microdot Ridge,

Bays:

Goose Bay,

Cities:

Wasilla,

Dams:

Lower Eklutna Dam, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 1, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 2,

Flats:

Duck Flats, Eklutna Flats,

Lakes:

Anderson Lake, Baptist Pond, Baptist Pond, Beach Lake, Beverly Lake, Beverly Lake, Black Lake, Bruce Lake, Bruns Lake, Chignaki Pond, Clear Lake, Cloudy Lake, Cloudy Lake, Cornelius Lake, Cottonwood Lake, Dandy Lake, Dinkel Lake, Dry Lake, Duck Lake, Dusk Lake, Edmonds Lake, Emerald Lake, Finger Lake, Fuller Lake, Gold Cord Lake, Golden Lake, Gooding Lake, Hart Lake, Hess Lake, Island Lake, Jacobsen Lake, Jaland Lake, Johnson Lake, June Lake, Kalmbach Lake, Kennedy Lake, Kings Lake, Loberg Lake, Lucile Lake, Lucy Lake, Matanuska Lake, Meier Lake, Memory Lake, Merri Belle Lake, Minor Lake, Mirror Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Neklason Lake, Nik-udatl-ech-a Bena, Paradise Lake, Psalm Lake, Railroad Lake, Rainbow Lake, Reed Lake, Reedy Lake, Reflections Lake, Scott Lake, Summit Lake, Totuck Lake, Wallace Lake, Wasilla Lake, Weinie Lake, Wolf Lake,

Locales:

7 Sacred Chutes, April Bowl, Baby Ruth, Bennet's Ridge, Eldorodo Bowl, Face of Hatch, Lake Run, Nixon's Nose, Nosebleed, Point 30, Seldom Seen, Sunnyside, Sunnyside of Hatch, Swimmin' Tims, The Glades, The Lost Couloir, Valley of Sin, Wimp Bowl, Womens Run,

Mountains:

Bullion Mountain, Mount Eklutna, Government Peak, Marmot Mountain, Skyscraper Mountain,

Parks:

Independence Mine State Historical Park, Beach Lake Park, Edmonds Lake Park, Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Loretta French Park, Mirror Lake State Wayside Park, Peters Creek Community Park, Wolf Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Cottonwood Slough, Hatcher Pass, Palmer Slough, Point 40,

Peaks:

Bear Mountain, Blueberry Knoll, Fish Peak, Granite Mountain, Hatch Peak, Luck Peak, Microdot, Pass Peak, Rae-Wallace, Top Peak,

Ridges:

Bald Mountain Ridge, President's Ridge,

Rivers:

Eklutna River, Knik River, Matanuska River,

Routes:

Mile 16 Ski Run, Paradise Ski Run,

Streams:

Coal Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Craigie Creek, Crocker Creek, East Fork Fishhook Creek, East Fork Sawmill Creek, Fire Creek, Fishhook Creek, Francie Creek, Government Creek, Grubstake Creek, Hatcher Creek, Homestake Creek, Htidaghituntnu, Little Peters Creek, Mink Creek, Moon Princess Creek, Parks Creek, Peters Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shorty Creek, Spring Creek, Thunder Bird Creek, Upper Willow Creek, Wasilla Creek, West Fork, West Fork Grubstake Creek, West Fork Sawmill Creek,

Routes:

April Bowl Trail, Assay Spur Trail, Bear Point Trail, Blueberry Knoll Trail, Gold Cord Lake Trail, Hard Rock 2 Trail, Hard Rock Trail, Hatcher Pass Snowmobile Trail 2, Hatcher Pass Winter Maintenance Trail, Independence Mine Trail, Marmot Mountain Trail, Martin Mill Trail, Mill Loop Trail, Mount Eklutna Trail, Peters Valley Trail, Ptarmigan Valley Trail, Rae-Wallace Mine Trail, Snow Trail to Lodge, Thunderbird Falls Trail,

Valleys:

Grubstake Gulch, West Fork Grubstake Gulch, Wet Gulch,

Cities:

Birchwood, Chugiak, Cottonwood, Eklutna, Gateway, Lucky Shot Landing, Matanuska, Meadow Lakes, Peters Creek, Tanaina,

Waterfalls:

Thunder Bird Falls,