Information About

Willow

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 44' 50" N,
150 ° 2' 15" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

217 ft (66.14 m)

Uses

Events

Iditarod

Willow in Detail.

About

5 mi E of the Susitna River, 37 mi. N of Anchorage, Cook Inlet Low.

History

Name of a village along The Alaska Railroad that had its start when gold was discovered in the area about 1897. The name appears on an Alaska Railroad Commission map dated 19239 A post office was established here in 1948 (Ricks, 1965, p. 71).

Places Near Willow
Areas:

Dach-qelqiht, Kilbitnu Kaq-, Q-is Kaq-, Tanltun Dinlent, Tl-eghes Bena Q-estsiq- Hg-adghilent,

Bays:

K-itudaghi-ut,

Cities:

Willow,

Hills:

Kashwitna Knobs, Radar Hill,

Islands:

Beq-estsiq- Tuyu-uh, Crescent Moon Island, Delta Islands, Long Island, Waldron Island,

Lakes:

Bald Lake, Beaver Lakes, Beaver Tail Lake, Beaverhouse Lake, Big Beaver Lake, Big Noluck Lake, Blanket Lake, Boot Lake, Bottle Lake, Buckley Lake Number One, Buckley Lake Number Two, Butterfly Lake, Cathy Lake, Charr Lake, Chicken Lake, Colt Lake, Cow Lake, Crystal Lake, Diana Lakes, East Butterfly Lake, East Papoose Lake, Flat Lake, Florence Lake, Frazer Lake, Frying Pan Lake, Gene Lake, Gosh Lake, Gunmetal Lake, Heart Lake, Heins Pond, Holdens Lake, Honeybee Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Hourglass Lake, Houston Lake, Jack Lake, Jacknife Lake, James Lake, Jano Pond, Jean Lake, John Lake, Kashwitna Lake, Kelly Lake, Little Beaver Lake, Little Chicken Lake, Little Houston Lake, Little Lonely Lake, Little Noluck Lake, Lloyds Pond, Long Lake, Low Lakes, Lynda Lake, Lynne Lake, Lynx Lake, Milo Lakes, Mirror Lake, Muleshoe Lake, Nancy Lake, North Rolly Lake, Orchid Lake, Oriana Lake, Owl Lake, Papoose Twins, Pear Lake, Phoebe Lake, Pond Lake, Rainbow Lake, Red Shirt Lake, Rhein Lake, Rocky Lake, Rolly Twin Lakes, Ruth Lake, Skeetna Lake, South Rolly Lake, Stepan Lake, Stevens Lake, Stevens Lake, Sunbeam Lake, Suncrest Lake, Sunset Lake, Tanaina Lake, Tl-eghesh Bena Bidiltuni, Trigger Lake, Twin Shirt Lakes, Vera Lake, West Beaver Lake, West Lake, West Papoose Lake, Willow Lake, Yates Pond,

Parks:

Big Lake North State Recreation Site, Big Lake South State Recreation Site,

Ridges:

Tanltun Tesha,

Rivers:

Kashwitna River,

Streams:

196 Mile Creek, 197 1/2 Mile Creek, Betnu Hghilgeditnu, Caswell Creek, Deception Creek, Fish Creek, Iron Creek, Lake Creek, Lilly Creek, Little Willow Creek, Lynx Creek, Meadow Creek, Rogers Creek, Teddy Creek, Tl-eghes Bena Q-estsiq, Willow Creek,

Cities:

Big Lake, Tanltunt (historical), Willow Lake,