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{{Note|See an interactive outline map of [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Alaska/viewer.htm ''Alaska Historical Counties''] at Newberry Library site<ref>[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.</ref> (Free) Enter a year, '''Refresh Map''', select '''zoom in''', then click on the map to enlarge it.}}
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{{Tip|Sort the table by '''Date Formed''' or by '''Parent Counties''' and check [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Alaska/documents/AK_County_Index.htm Boundary Changes] for interesting insights.}}
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| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Name of Borough'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Name of County'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Date Formed'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Date Formed'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Parent Borough'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" |'''Boundary<br>Changes'''
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Progeny Borough'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Parent County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Counties Created by Boundary Changes'''
 
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| [[Aleutians_East_Borough,_Alaska|Aleutians East]]  
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| [[Aleutians East Borough, Alaska|Aleutians East]]  
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| 1987  Oct 23
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Aleutian Islands Census Area
 
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| Aleutians West Census Area
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| 1987  Oct 23
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Aleutian Islands Census Area
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| [[Anchorage Borough, Alaska|Anchorage]]
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| 1964  Jan 01
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
 
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| [[Anchorage_Borough,_Alaska|Anchorage]]
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| Bethel Census Area
| 03 Jan 1959
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| Alaska Territory
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| [[Bristol_Bay_Borough,_Alaska|Bristol Bay]]  
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| [[Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska|Bristol Bay]]  
| 03 Jan 1959
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| 1962   
| Alaska Territory
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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|  
 
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| [[Denali_Borough,_Alaska|Denali]]  
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| [[Denali Borough, Alaska|Denali]]  
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| 1990  Dec 07
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Yukon-Koyukuk and Southeast Fairbanks Census Areas
 
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|  
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| [[Fairbanks North Star Borough|Fairbanks North Star]]
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| 1964  Jan 1
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
 
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| [[Fairbanks_North_Star_Borough|Fairbanks North Star]]  
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| [[Haines Borough, Alaska|Haines]]  
| 03 Jan 1959
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| 1968  Aug 29
| Alaska Territory
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
 
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| Annexed 420 miles to the south and merged with Fort Chilkoot
 
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| [[Haines_Borough,_Alaska|Haines]]
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| [[Juneau Borough, Alaska|Juneau]]  
| 03 Jan 1959
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| 1970   
| Alaska Territory
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| [[Juneau_Borough,_Alaska|Juneau]]
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| [[Kenai Peninsula, Alaska|Kenai Peninsula]]  
| 03 Jan 1959
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| 1964  Jan 1
| Alaska Territory
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| [[Kenai_Peninsula,_Alaska|Kenai Peninsula]]  
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| [[Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska|Ketchikan Gateway]]  
| 03 Jan 1959
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| 1963   
| Alaska Territory
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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|-
 
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| [[Ketchikan_Gateway_Borough,_Alaska|Ketchikan Gateway]]  
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| [[Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska|Kodiak Island]]  
| 03 Jan 1959
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| 1963   
| Alaska Territory
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| [[Kodiak_Island_Borough,_Alaska|Kodiak Island]]
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| Kobuk Census Area
| 03 Jan 1959
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| Alaska Territory
 
 
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| absorbed into the Northwest Arctic Borough 2 June 1986
 
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| [[Lake_and_Peninsula_Borough,_Alaska|Lake and Peninsula]]  
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| [[Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska|Lake and Peninsula]]  
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| 1989  Apr 24
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Dillingham Census Area
 
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| [[Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska|Matanuska-Susitna]]
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| 1964  Jan 1
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
 
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| Mantanuska-Susitna
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| Nome Census Area
| 03 Jan 1959
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| Alaska Territory
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| [[North Slope Borough, Alaska|North Slope]]
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| 1972   
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| [[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska|Northwest Arctic]]
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| 1972   
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Kobuk Census Area and North Slope Borough
 
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| [[North_Slope_Borough,_Alaska|North Slope]]
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| Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area
 
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| [[Northwest_Arctic_Borough,_Alaska|Northwest Arctic]]  
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| [[Sitka Borough, Alaska|Sitka]]  
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| 1971   
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
 
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| remainder of former Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon C.A.
 
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| [[Sitka_Borough,_Alaska|Sitka]]
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| Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
| 03 Jan 1959
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| Alaska Territory
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| Skagway
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| Valdez-Cordova Census Area
 
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| Wrangell
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| Wade Hampton Census Area
 
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| [[Yakutat_Borough,_Alaska|Yakutat]]
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| Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
 
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| Unorganized
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| [[Yakutat Borough, Alaska|Yakutat]]
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| 1992  Sep 22
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/AK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area
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| Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
 
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Revision as of 15:34, 10 July 2014


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
  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.