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Welcome to Wasilla ...

The pronunciation of Wasilla: wah-SI-luh<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wasilla has a population of 10,838 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Wasilla was established in 1917.

Wasilla is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wasilla is within the (907) area code.

The ZIP codes for Wasilla: 99654, 99687<4>

Websites for Wasilla ...

Official Website: www.cityofwasilla.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wasilla had an population of 10,838 people. This is an increase of 38.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wasilla had a population of 7,831 people.

The population of Wasilla represents 1.1% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,831 people, the population of Wasilla increased 43.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,469 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wasilla.

Communities near Wasilla ...

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

  • Palmer
  • Houston
  • Lakes
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakes
    • Lakes lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Wasilla
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  • Knik-Fairview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik-Fairview
    • Knik-Fairview lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Wasilla
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gateway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gateway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gateway
      • Gateway lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Wasilla
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    • Meadow Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lakes
      • Meadow Lakes lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wasilla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Lakes
    • Farm Loop
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farm Loop
      • Farm Loop lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Wasilla
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    • Chugiak
    • Knik
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knik have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik
      • Knik lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Wasilla
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    • Butte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte
      • Butte lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Wasilla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butte

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 Wasilla. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wasilla.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wasilla. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wasilla.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wasilla ...

Looking for more information about Wasilla? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wasilla, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wasilla.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wasilla: www.cityofwasilla.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Wasilla. 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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wasilla.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wasilla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wasilla). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wasilla or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wasilla) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wasilla. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wasilla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wasilla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5809, Longitude: -149.4415    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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