Dinglishna Hills, Alaska

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Dinglishna Hills, Alaska
Unincorporated community
Dinglishna Hills, Alaska is located in Alaska
Dinglishna Hills, Alaska
Dinglishna Hills, Alaska
Location of Dinglishna Hills in the state of Alaska, United States
Coordinates: 61°28′46.98″N 150°34′47.29″W / 61.4797167°N 150.5798028°W / 61.4797167; -150.5798028Coordinates: 61°28′46.98″N 150°34′47.29″W / 61.4797167°N 150.5798028°W / 61.4797167; -150.5798028
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Matanuska-Susitna
Township T16N R7W Seward Meridian
Settled A[›]
Government
 • Borough mayor Larry DeVilbiss[1]
Elevation[2] 70 ft (20 m)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99645
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-

Dinglishna Hills is an unincorporated community in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA. An Alaskan Bush community, it was created by State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources through land auctions (such as #425 in Fall 2002) and subsequent over-the-counter land sales, in between the big Susitna River and Alexander Creek (Susitna River), near its named landmark: Dinglishna Hill, and Mount Susitna. [3] [4] [5]

Location[edit]

Dinglishna Hills, Alaska is located approximately 61°28′47″N 150°34′47″W / 61.47972°N 150.57972°W / 61.47972; -150.57972 (Dinglishna Hills, Alaska), 30 miles (48 km) North-West of Anchorage, Alaska; approximately 4 miles (6 km) north of the confluence of the big Susitna River and Alexander Creek; East of Mount Susitna and Alexander Creek; West of the big Susitna River; South-West of Susitna, Alaska; and North of Alexander, Alaska in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley of South Central Alaska.[3]

Topographic Map[edit]

USGS Quadrant Tyonek B-2 [3]

Access[edit]

Primary access is by floatplane in the Summer months, ski plane and snow machine during the Winter. Riverboat access is available during the Summer from Deshka Landing near Willow Creek, Alaska on the George Parks Highway via the big Susitna River and Alexander Creek. [3]

Terrain[edit]

Nearly level terrace along the big Susitna River drainage. Elevation ranges from 60 to 80 feet (18–24 m) above mean sea level. [3]

Soils[edit]

Soil type in higher areas is dry to moist sands. Lower areas have moist to saturated silty sands. [3]

Vegetation[edit]

Vegetation throughout this area is predominately birch and cottonwood with intermixed spruce. [3]

Water Front[edit]

Parcels 230 & 231 are located along the big Susitna River but do not have direct river frontage. [3]

View[edit]

Unknown [3]

Climate[edit]

Temperatures and precipitation in the area is that which is characteristic of a cool – maritime climate type. The coastal location and surrounding mountains keep the area from experiencing extremely low temperatures. Local temperatures range from 0 °F (−18 °C) in January to 68 °F (20 °C) in July.

Annual precipitation varies around 30 inches (76 cm) including snowfall. Annual snowfall varies around 20 inches (51 cm). [3]

Water Source[edit]

Unknown [3]

Water/Sewage Disposal[edit]

No individual water supply system or sewage disposal system shall be permitted on any lot unless such system is located, constructed, and equipped in accordance with the requirements, standards, and recommendations of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.[3]

Utilities[edit]

None[3]

Restrictions[edit]

Subject to platted easements and reservations, see ASLS 80-133 [3]

Municipal Authority[edit]

Located within the taxing authority of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. [3]

Homeowners Association[edit]

Any subsequent owner of any parcel within the subdivision automatically becomes a member of the Homeowners association created to govern said subdivision, if active. [3]

Other[edit]

Covenants pertaining to this subdivision are recorded in Book 671 page 604 of the Anchorage Recorder's Office. [3]

Notes[edit]

^ A: Searching Anchorage Recorder's Office on-line records for citation of year of first settlement, Alaska Department of Natural Resources

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 ACoM Members". Online Resource Center, Alaska Conference of Mayors. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ Checking: Elevation was probably from a TopoZone on-line map, given the latitude and longitude coordinates.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Over-the-Counter Land Sale #425 Dinglishna Hills Map" (PDF). State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources. 
  4. ^ "Census Tract Outline Index Map, Alaska, Matanuska-Susitna" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 
  5. ^ "Census Tract Outline Map, Alaska, Matanuska-Susitna" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 

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