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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

US county information
NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough
StateAlaska
SeatPalmer
US Area
Total Area25260 sq mi (65423.4 km2)
Water Area7125 sq mi (18453.8 km2)
Population59322 (2000)
Density1/km2 (2.6/sq mi)
Founded1964

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough (often referred to as the Mat-Su Borough) is a borough located in the state of Alaska, United States. As of 2008, the population was 82,515. The borough seat is Palmer and the largest city in the borough is Wasilla. The Borough is part of the Anchorage 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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