Wasilla Homes & Properties
The sixth largest city in Alaska, Wasilla is located on the northern point of Cook Inlet in the south central part of Alaska. Originally a small-scale agricultural town, Wasilla is now a commuter suburb of Anchorage. Several federal and state agencies such as the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation have offices located in Wasilla.
Wasilla Homes for Sale
Listing information was last updated on: August 1, 2021
Wasilla Real Estate & Community
Named after a local Dena'ina chief, Chief Wasilla, the Wasilla community gained international attention during the 2008 United States presidential election when Sarah Palin was chosen to be John McCain's vice-presidential running mate. Sarah Palin had been Wasilla's mayor prior to being elected as Governor of Alaska.
Wasilla has a library, career training and technical colleges, and numerous attractions such as Lake Lucille Park which includes a campground and 80 acres of nature for visitors to explore. Another attraction is historic Wasilla which can be experienced at the Dorothy Page Museum & Historic Town Site.
As well, Wasilla is home to the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center - Mat-Su Valley's premier indoor sports facility. This facility includes a walking/running track, an artificial turf court, a NHL-size ice arena, and much more. In the summer, a fun place to burn off energy is Wonderland Park - a huge outdoor playground.
Other attractions that residents and visitors enjoy include community gardens, Wasilla Lake, Hatcher Pass, Nunley Park, Carter Park, and the Museum of Transportation and Industry.