- Suburbs of Wasilla: Big Lake, Houston, Meadow Lake.
- Wasilla is also known as: Matanuska-Susitna Borough / Wasilla city.
- Their current mayor is Mayor Charlie Huggins, who took office November 28th, 2017.
- Zip codes in the city: 99629, 99652, 99654, 99687, 99694.
- Matanuska Susitna County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.
- Some of the notable people born here have been: Levi Johnston (model and electrician), Toryn Green (singer), and Bristol Palin (spokesperson).
Wasilla is a city in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, United States and the sixth-largest city in Alaska. It is located on the northern point of Cook Inlet in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley of the southcentral part of the state. The city's population was 7,831 at the 2010 census. Wasilla is the largest city in the borough and a part of the Anchorage metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 396,142 in 2013.Established at the intersection of the Alaska Railroad and Old Carle Wagon Road, the city prospered at the expense of the nearby mining town of Knik. Historically entrepreneurial, the economic base shifted in the 1970s from small-scale agriculture and recreation to support for workers employed in Anchorage or on Alaska's North Slope oilfields and related infrastructure. The George Parks Highway turned the town into a commuter suburb of Anchorage. Several state and federal agencies have offices in Wasilla, including the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation, Labor and Divisions of Public Assistance, Social Services.Wasilla gained international attention when Sarah Palin, who served as Wasilla's mayor before her election as Governor of Alaska, was chosen by John McCain as his vice-presidential running mate in the 2008 United States presidential election.Wasilla is named after Chief Wasilla, a local Dena'ina chief. "Wasilla" is the anglicized spelling of the chief's Russian-given name, Васи́лий Vasilij, which corresponds to the English name Basil.
The official website for the city of Wasilla is http://www.cityofwasilla.com.
There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Wasilla, Alaska.
It was reported on September 3rd, 2017 that Donald M Bruns died in Wasilla, Alaska. Bruns was 64 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald M's life.
It was revealed on July 30th, 2017 that Marcella Elaine Wilbur (Hartman) perished in Wasilla, Alaska. Ms. Wilbur was 73 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marcella Elaine's life.
It was revealed on July 21st, 2017 that Patricia Ann "Pat" Sentz (Williams) perished in Wasilla, Alaska. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Patricia Ann "Pat"'s life.
It was revealed on September 9th, 2016 that Dorothy Lydia Boese (Rihn) perished in Wasilla, Alaska. Ms. Boese was 98 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dorothy Lydia's life.
It was reported on April 10th, 2015 that Stephen D Buehner perished in Wasilla, Alaska. Buehner was 68 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Stephen D's life.
It was noted on February 25th, 2015 that Anita Jane Holmes (Peltonen) perished in Wasilla, Alaska. Ms. Holmes was 84 years old and was born in Amasa, MI. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anita Jane's life.
It was reported on January 30th, 2015 that Virginia E "Ginny" Hamilton passed on in Wasilla, Alaska. Hamilton was 85 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Virginia E "Ginny"'s life.
It was disclosed on January 9th, 2015 that Christopher Ian Bierer perished in Wasilla, Alaska. Bierer was 30 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Christopher Ian's life.
It was disclosed by Fairbanks Daily News Miner on April 25th, 2014 that Ralph R Brumbaugh passed on in Wasilla, Alaska. Brumbaugh was 92 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ralph R's life.
It was written on March 24th, 2014 that Aaron Jacob Tanner passed away in Wasilla, Alaska. Tanner was 38 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Aaron Jacob's life.
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