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Welcome to Alexander ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alexander has a population of 161 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Alexander.
Alexander is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alexander lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Alexander: (641)
The ZIP code for Alexander: 50420<4>
Websites for Alexander ...
Official Website: www.mayors-office.town.alexander.ia.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alexander had an population of 161 people. This is a decrease of 8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexander had a population of 175 people. This makes Alexander the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 175 people, the population of Alexander increased 6.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 165 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexander.
Adding Alexander to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alexander in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alexander was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alexander on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alexander on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alexander ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Alexander - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Manitoba, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alexander.
Communities near Alexander ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alexander.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alexander.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alexander. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alexander. See our Newspapers Page for Alexander.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alexander ...
Looking for more information about Alexander? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alexander, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alexander.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alexander: www.mayors-office.town.alexander.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021