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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.

The location of Alexander City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alexander City has a population of 14,595 people<2> (see below for details).

Alexander City was established in 1872.

The community of Alexander City is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Area codes for Alexander City: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP codes for Alexander City: 35010-35011<5>

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 (with a count of 15,008 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alexander City had an population of 14,595 people. This is a decrease of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alexander City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alexander City and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.

Community   2017
Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   964   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,106   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Daviston   [Map]   209   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goldville   [Map]   52   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,330   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alexander City. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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 ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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 we use 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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