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Sutton is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is part of the Anchorage, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2010 census the population was 1,447. The CDP includes the former coal mining community and road construction camp of Sutton.GeographySutton is located at, 52–72 miles northeast of Anchorage along the Glenn Highway.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 151.6 square miles, of which, 151.3 square miles of it is land and 0.3 square miles of it is water.ClimateSutton has a continental subarctic climate (Köppen Dfc).DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 1,080 people, 278 households, and 179 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7.1 people per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 352 housing units at an average density of 2.3/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 67.50% White, 4.54% Black or African American, 22.41% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.37% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 4.17% from two or more races. 1.57% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
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Popular things to do in Sutton

Matanuska Glacier Adventures ©
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Matanuska Glacier Adventures
Duration: 2h 30 min
Matanuska Glacier State Recreational Site ©
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Matanuska Glacier State Recreational Site
Duration: 1h 30 min
Alpine Historical Park ©
History Museum
Alpine Historical Park
Duration: 2h 30 min

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