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Alexandria Bay, New York

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Welcome to Alexandria Bay ...

The village of Alexandria Bay is located in the Thousand Islands and Saint Lawrence River/Seaway region.

Alexandria Bay is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alexandria Bay has a population of 1,063 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Alexandria Bay is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alexandria Bay lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alexandria Bay: (315)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexandria Bay had a population of 1,078 people. This makes Alexandria Bay the county's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,078 people, the population of Alexandria Bay has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,088 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alexandria Bay had an population of 1,063 people. This is a decrease of 1.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.3% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexandria Bay.

Communities near Alexandria Bay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alexandria Bay and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Antwerp   [Map]   1,812   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   4,928   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clayton   [Map]   1,892   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Le Ray   [Map]   21,693   S   18 miles [29 km]
Morristown   [Map]   1,913   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Orleans   [Map]   2,767   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Alexandria Bay. 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 Alexandria Bay. 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 Alexandria Bay.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alexandria Bay:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alexandria Bay ...

Looking for more information about Alexandria Bay? 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 Alexandria Bay, 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 Alexandria Bay.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Alexandria Bay. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alexandria Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Alexandria Bay.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Alexandria Bay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alexandria Bay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alexandria Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alexandria Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexandria Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3399, Longitude: -75.9160     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alexandria Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alexandria Bay.


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