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Welcome to Alexander ...

The Town of Alexander is located in Genesee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Alexander has a population of 2,438 people<2> (see below for details).

Alexander is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alexander is located in the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alexander had an population of 2,438 people. This is a decrease of 3.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Alexander had a population of 2,534 people. This makes Alexander the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Alexander represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 786th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,534 people, the population of Alexander increased 3.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,451 people).

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

Communities near Alexander ...

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

  • Lancaster [Erie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Alexander
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
  • Batavia [Genesee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
    • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Alexander
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia
  • Alden [Erie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alden have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alden
    • Alden [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Alexander
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
  • Newstead [Erie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newstead
    • Newstead [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Alexander
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Attica [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Attica have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attica
      • Attica [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attica
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Marilla [Erie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marilla have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marilla
      • Marilla [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marilla
    • Shelby [Orleans County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
      • Shelby [Orleans County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Warsaw [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
      • Warsaw [Wyoming County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Alexander
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw

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.

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Genesee County

About New York

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 Genesee County: www.co.genesee.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alexander.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexander - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alexander) 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 Alexander. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alexander

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexander. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9062, Longitude: -78.2525       In this case, the coordinates for Alexander have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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