The History of Meadow Lakes

The community is located along Meadow Lakes, a 10-mile long lake between the Little Susitna River and the Alaska Railroad, 5 miles northwest of Wasilla off of the George Parks Highway. It lies at approximately 61 37' N Latitude, 149 38' W Longitude. The community is located in the Palmer Recording District. The area encompasses 54 sq. miles of land and 3 sq. miles of water.

The local name was first reported in 1942 by AMS. The area was settled after a Department of Natural Resources land disposal.

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History and map graphic used with permission from the Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development