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Welcome to Alexander ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alexander. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alexander to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alexander, please Contact Us.


Alexander would have been located within present day Issaquena County<2>.

The location of Alexander has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alexander is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Alexander was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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), Maine, Manitoba, Michigan (2), 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.

  • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Alexander
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<6>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
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    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Alexander
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<6>
  • Eudora [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
    • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Alexander
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<6>
  • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish]
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    • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Alexander
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<6>
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    • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
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      • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Alexander
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<6>
    • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish]
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      • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Alexander
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilbourne<6>
    • Forest [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
      • Forest [West Carroll Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Alexander
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<6>
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
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      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alexander
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Issaquena [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Issaquena
      • Issaquena [Sharkey County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Issaquena
    • Blanton [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanton
      • Blanton [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanton

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Issaquena County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alexander, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Issaquena, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexander - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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: 32.8676, Longitude: -91.0829       In this case, the coordinates for Alexander have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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