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Welcome to Matanuska ...

The location of Matanuska has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Matanuska: mat-uh-NOO-skuh<2>

Matanuska is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Matanuska lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

Matanuska lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Matanuska ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Matanuska.

  • Wasilla
  • Palmer
  • Lakes
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakes
    • Lakes lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Matanuska
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakes
  • Butte
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte
    • Butte lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Matanuska
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butte
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farm Loop
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farm Loop
      • Farm Loop lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Matanuska
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farm Loop
    • Tanaina
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanaina
      • Tanaina lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Matanuska
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanaina have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanaina
    • Lazy Mountain
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lazy Mountain
      • Lazy Mountain lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Matanuska
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lazy Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lazy Mountain
    • Knik-Fairview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik-Fairview
      • Knik-Fairview lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Matanuska
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knik-Fairview
    • Buffalo Soapstone
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Soapstone
      • Buffalo Soapstone lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Matanuska
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Soapstone
    • Chugiak

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Matanuska. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Matanuska.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Matanuska. See our Newspapers Page for Matanuska.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matanuska ...

Looking for more information about Matanuska? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Matanuska, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Matanuska.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Matanuska. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Matanuska. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Matanuska - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Matanuska) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matanuska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5419, Longitude: -149.2297       In this case, the coordinates for Matanuska have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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