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Alexandria, British Columbia
Welcome to Alexandria ...
When the people of Alexandria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alexandrian<1>
Alexandria was established in 1821.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Alexandria: Named after Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1763-1820), who lead the first party to cross the continent in 1793.
Alexandria is 2,040 feet [622 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Alexandria lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).
Area codes for Alexandria: (250) and (778)<3>
Communities near Alexandria ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alexandria and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Alexandria.
Communities Also Named Alexandria ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Alexandria - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alexandria.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alexandria ...
Looking for more information about Alexandria? 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 Alexandria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alexandria.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019