A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Alexandria ...
When the people of Alexandria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alexandrian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alexandria has a population of 47,334 people<2> (see below for details).
Alexandria was established in 1785.
The community of Alexandria is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alexandria lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alexandria is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.
The ZIP codes for Alexandria: 71301-71303, 71306-71307, 71309, 71315<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexandria had a population of 47,723 people (which is 36.26% of the total population of Rapides Parish). This makes Alexandria the parish's most populous community.
The population of Alexandria represents 1.05% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 47,723 people, the population of Alexandria increased 2.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 46,342 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alexandria had an population of 47,334 people. This is a decrease of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.14% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexandria.
Communities near Alexandria ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, 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, British Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alexandria:
Websites 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alexandria: www.cityofalexandriala.com/
The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Mar 2019