Information About

Coal Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Coal Creek on The Map

Location

61 ° 47' 10" N,
148 ° 25' 30" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

807 ft (245.97 m)

Uses

Coal Creek in Detail.

About

heads at glacier terminus and flows NW to Matanuska River, 26 mi. NE of Palmer, Chugach Mts.

History

Descriptive name reported in 1898 by Mendenhall (1900, p. 324), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). So named "because of coal outcrops in the bed of the stream."