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Alexander Creek, Alaska
Alaska Native Village Corporation
|Township||T15N R7W Seward Meridian|
|• Total||56.8 sq mi (147 km2)|
|Elevation||33 ft (10 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-8 (AKDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2419533|
Alexander (Dena'ina: Tuqen Kaq’) is an unincorporated community in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. An Alaska Native community with an Alaska Native Village Corporation, it lies on the Susitna River delta, near the mouth of Alexander Creek, and 27 miles (43 km) northwest of Anchorage, Alaska Cook Inlet Low. It is located within the boundaries of Susitna CDP.
Alexander, Alaska at Indian village which was reported in 1898 by Eldridge (1900, map 3)., elevation: 30 feet (9.1 m), is a small, 2.4 miles (3.9 km) long,
Alexander Creek, Alaska is located at Alexander Creek near its confluence with the big Susitna River (about 10 miles (16 km) above the big Susitna River mouth on Cook Inlet of the Pacific Ocean); approximately 27 miles (43 km) northwest of Anchorage, Alaska in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska and the Anchorage Recording District., on the west bank of
- ANVSA Name Alexander, AK
- Land Area 56.8 square miles (147 km2)
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Alexander appeared on the 1980 and 1990 U.S. Census as an unincorporated Native Village (ANVSA). It has not appeared separately since and as of 2000 & 2010, is located within the boundaries of the Susitna CDP.
Arts and culture
Need references: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, National Park Service
Alexander is surrounded by federal and state forest lands.
Alexander's economy is primarily a subsistence one: living off the land, supplemented by tourism (fishing/hunting guides) and harvesting/selling some renewable natural resources.
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