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Welcome to Alexander City ...

The city of Alexander City is located in Tallapoosa County<1>.

The location of Alexander City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alexander City has a population of 14,317 people<3> (see below for details).

Alexander City was established in 1872.

The community of Alexander City is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 Rockwell Estates (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Alexander City: (256) & (938)<5>

The ZIP codes for Alexander City: 35010-35011<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alexander City had an population of 14,317 people. This is a decrease of 3.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexander City had a population of 14,875 people (or 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 (with a count of 15,008 people).

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

Communities near Alexander City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alexander City.

  • Dadeville [Tallapoosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dadeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dadeville
    • Dadeville [Tallapoosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Alexander City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,053 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dadeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dadeville<8>
  • Goodwater [Coosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodwater
    • Goodwater [Coosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Alexander City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodwater<8>
  • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
    • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Alexander City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<8>
  • Jacksons' Gap [Tallapoosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksons' Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksons' Gap
    • Jacksons' Gap [Tallapoosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Alexander City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 827 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksons' Gap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksons' Gap<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Site [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Site
      • New Site [Tallapoosa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Alexander City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 760 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Site
    • Rockford [Coosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockford
      • Rockford [Coosa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Alexander City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<8>
    • Daviston [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daviston
      • Daviston [Tallapoosa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Alexander City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daviston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daviston<8>
    • Kellyton [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellyton
      • Kellyton [Coosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Alexander City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellyton
    • Goldville [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldville
      • Goldville [Tallapoosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Alexander City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldville
    • Alkehatchee [Tallapoosa County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alkehatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alkehatchee
      • Alkehatchee [Tallapoosa County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the south of Alexander City

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alexander City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alexander City.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alexander City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alexander City. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alexander City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Tallapoosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alexander City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexander City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>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.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alexander City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexander City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9240, Longitude: -85.9354       In this case, the coordinates for Alexander City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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