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Welcome to Alexander ...

Alexander is located in Caribou County.

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

Alexander is 5,730 feet [1,747 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Alexander is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Alexander lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alexander is within the boundaries of the (208) area code.

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), Illinois (2), Iowa, 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.

  • Soda Springs [Caribou County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soda Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soda Springs
    • Soda Springs [Caribou County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Alexander
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,032 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soda Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soda Springs
  • Grace [Caribou County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grace
    • Grace [Caribou County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Alexander
    • Estimated population for 2018: 924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grace
  • Lava Hot Springs [Bannock County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lava Hot Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lava Hot Springs
    • Lava Hot Springs [Bannock County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Alexander
    • Estimated population for 2018: 428 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lava Hot Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lava Hot Springs
  • Bancroft [Caribou County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
    • Bancroft [Caribou County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Alexander
    • Estimated population for 2018: 384 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bancroft
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bench [Caribou County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bench
      • Bench [Caribou County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Alexander
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    • Conda [Caribou County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conda have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conda
      • Conda [Caribou County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conda
    • Thatcher [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thatcher have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thatcher
      • Thatcher [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thatcher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thatcher
    • Chesterfield [Caribou County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield
      • Chesterfield [Caribou County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Alexander
    • Georgetown [Bear Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Bear Lake County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Alexander
      • Estimated population for 2018: 494 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown
    • Arimo [Bannock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arimo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arimo
      • Arimo [Bannock County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the west of Alexander
      • Estimated population for 2018: 365 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arimo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arimo

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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Idaho

About Caribou County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexander - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alexander) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexander. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6510, Longitude: -111.7091       In this case, the coordinates for Alexander have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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