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Welcome to Alexander ...
The location of Alexander has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Alexander: a-lek-SAN-dur<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alexander has a population of 480 people<4> (see below for details).
Alexander is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<5>.
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).
The area code for Alexander: (207)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alexander had an population of 480 people. This is a decrease of 3.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.61% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexander.
Adding Alexander to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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, we also found mention of Alexander elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alexander on a Rand McNally Map of Maine (1897).
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), 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.
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.
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021