Alaska Borough Creation Dates and Parent Counties

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Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Changes
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Aleutians East 1987 Oct 23 Details Aleutian Islands Census Area
Aleutians West Census Area 1987 Oct 23 Details Aleutian Islands Census Area
Anchorage 1964 Jan 01 Details
Bethel Census Area Details
Bristol Bay 1962 Details
Denali 1990 Dec 07 Details Yukon-Koyukuk and Southeast Fairbanks Census Areas
Fairbanks North Star 1964 Jan 1 Details
Haines 1968 Aug 29 Details Annexed 420 miles to the south and merged with Fort Chilkoot
Juneau 1970 Details
Kenai Peninsula 1964 Jan 1 Details
Ketchikan Gateway 1963 Details
Kodiak Island 1963 Details
Kobuk Census Area absorbed into the Northwest Arctic Borough 2 June 1986
Lake and Peninsula 1989 Apr 24 Details Dillingham Census Area
Matanuska-Susitna 1964 Jan 1 Details
Nome Census Area
North Slope 1972 Details
Northwest Arctic 1972 Details Kobuk Census Area and North Slope Borough
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
Sitka 1971 Details
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area remainder of former Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon C.A.
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
Valdez-Cordova Census Area
Wade Hampton Census Area
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
Yakutat 1992 Sep 22 Details Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area

References

  1. [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Alaska/viewer.htm Alaska Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.