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Welcome to Alexander ...

The village of Alexander is located in Genesee County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alexander has a population of 494 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Alexander.

Alexander is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Alexander: (585)

The ZIP code for Alexander: 14005<4>

Websites for Alexander ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.geneseeny.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Alexander, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alexander had an population of 494 people. This is a decrease of 2.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexander had a population of 509 people. This makes Alexander the county's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 509 people, the population of Alexander increased 5.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 481 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), Maine, Manitoba, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Nevada, 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.

  • Lancaster [Erie County]
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    • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Alexander
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
  • Batavia [Genesee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
    • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Alexander
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,308 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<7>
  • Alden [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alden
    • Alden [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Alexander
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,911 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
  • Newstead [Erie County]
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    • Newstead [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Alexander
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,693 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
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      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Alexander
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Alexander
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Attica [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attica
      • Attica [Wyoming County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Alexander
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Attica have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attica
    • Marilla [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marilla
      • Marilla [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Alexander
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,376 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marilla have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marilla
    • Shelby [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
      • Shelby [Orleans County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Alexander
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,977 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Warsaw [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
      • Warsaw [Wyoming County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Alexander
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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.

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.

Adding Alexander to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alexander was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alexander on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

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>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Genesee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Alexander). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alexander or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlexanderOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexander. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9013, Longitude: -78.2569    
<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.
<7>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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