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Welcome to Alexis ...

Alexis is located in Gaston County<1>.

Alexis is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alexis: (704) and (980)<3>

Websites for Alexis ...

Junior League:   www.jlgaston.org/

Adding Alexis to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alexis in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alexis was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alexis on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Alexis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Alexis - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois and Ohio (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alexis.

Communities near Alexis ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alexis.

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Alexis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<5>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntersville
    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Alexis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<5>
  • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornelius
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Alexis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<5>
  • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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    • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alexis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newton [Catawba County]
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      • Newton [Catawba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alexis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
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      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Alexis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davidson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davidson<5>
    • Belmont [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Alexis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<5>
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alexis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<5>
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
      • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alexis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<5>
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Alexis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<5>

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 Alexis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alexis.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alexis. 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 Alexis.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alexis. See our Newspapers Page for Alexis.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alexis ...

Looking for more information about Alexis? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alexis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alexis.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gaston County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alexis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Gaston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<4>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- Alexis) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alexis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlexisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3999, Longitude: -81.1181    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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