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The location of Alexander

Welcome to Alexander ...

Alexander is located in Washington County.

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

The pronunciation of Alexander: a-lek-SAN-dur<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alexander has a population of 485 people<3> (see below for details).

Alexander is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Alexander lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Alexander (for example, toward Saint Andrews (NB)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).

Alexander is within the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexander had a population of 499 people. This makes Alexander the county's 27th most populous community.

The population of Alexander represents 0.04% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 368th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 499 people, the population of Alexander decreased 2.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 514 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alexander had an population of 485 people. This is a decrease of 2.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alexander ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alexander and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Baileyville   [Map]   1,455   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Calais   [Map]   2,988   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Central Washington   [Map]   690   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pembroke   [Map]   792   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Princeton   [Map]   793   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Robbinston   [Map]   553   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alexander.

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), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), 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.

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. 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. 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.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alexander, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alexander.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Maine

About Washington County

About Maine

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 Maine:

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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alexander. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alexander.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexander - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 45.0887, Longitude: -67.4683     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alexander have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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