RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Alexander, Maine

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other ME
Communities

















Welcome to Alexander ...

Alexander is located in Washington County<1>.

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 2018, Alexander has a population of 482 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).

Alexander lies within the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alexander had an population of 482 people. This is a decrease of 3.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.23% 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.

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.

  • Saint Stephen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Stephen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Stephen
    • Saint Stephen lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Alexander
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Stephen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Stephen
  • Calais [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calais have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calais
    • Calais [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Alexander
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calais
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calais
  • Saint Stephen Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Stephen Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Stephen Parish
    • Saint Stephen Parish lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Alexander
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Stephen Parish
  • Baileyville [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baileyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baileyville
    • Baileyville [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Alexander
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,451 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baileyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baileyville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodland [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the northeast of Alexander
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Princeton [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
      • Princeton [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Alexander
      • Estimated population for 2018: 791 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton
    • Pembroke [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Alexander
      • Estimated population for 2018: 786 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke
    • Robbinston [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbinston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robbinston
      • Robbinston [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Alexander
      • Estimated population for 2018: 552 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbinston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbinston
    • Dufferin Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dufferin Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dufferin Parish
      • Dufferin Parish lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dufferin Parish
    • Dennysville [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dennysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dennysville
      • Dennysville [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Alexander
      • Estimated population for 2018: 328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dennysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dennysville

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 ...

Search for a Maine Community

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: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maine's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alexander.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexander - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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       In this case, the coordinates for Alexander have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 01 Jun 2020