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Alexander City, Alabama

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Welcome to Alexander City ...

The city of Alexander City is located in Tallapoosa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Alexander City has a population of 14,718 people<1> (see below for details).

Alexander City was established in 1872.

The community of Alexander City is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alexander City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Alexander City (for example, toward West Point (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Alexander City: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP codes for Alexander City: 35010-35011<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexander City had a population of 14,875 people (which is 35.74% of the total population of Tallapoosa County). This makes Alexander City the county's most populous community.

The population of Alexander City represents 0.31% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,875 people, the population of Alexander City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,008 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Alexander City had an population of 14,718 people. This is a decrease of 1.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.93% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexander City.

Communities near Alexander City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2015
Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   981   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Daviston   [Map]   210   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goldville   [Map]   54   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alexander City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alexander City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alexander City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alexander City. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alexander City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alexander City ...

Looking for more information about Alexander City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alexander City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alexander City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alexander City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alexander City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexander City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Alexander City.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alexander City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alexander City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Alexander City includes: 35010 & 35011.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Alexander City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alexander City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alexander City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alexander City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexander City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9240, Longitude: -85.9354     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alexander City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alexander City.


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