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The location of Alexandria









Welcome to Alexandria ...

Alexandria is located in Scioto County.

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

The pronunciation of Alexandria: alex-AND-ree-uh<2>

When the people of Alexandria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alexandrian<3>

Alexandria is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Alexandria and travel south, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Alexandria: (740)

Communities near Alexandria ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alexandria and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Greenup (KY)   [Map]   1,127   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
South Shore (KY)   [Map]   1,068   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Vanceburg (KY)   [Map]   1,410   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wurtland (KY)   [Map]   1,025   SE   18 miles [29 km]
New Boston   [Map]   2,123   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Otway   [Map]   82   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alexandria.

Communities Also Named Alexandria ...

While we believe that this Alexandria is located in Scioto County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Alexandria. Those communities are located in the following counties: Licking and Ross County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 24 communities that are also named Alexandria - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alexandria. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alexandria. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alexandria.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alexandria:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alexandria ...

Looking for more information about Alexandria? 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 Alexandria? 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 Alexandria, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alexandria.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

About Scioto County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Scioto County: www.sciotocountyohio.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alexandria. 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.

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<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Alexandria refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Alexandria may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alexandria - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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- Alexandria) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexandria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7245, Longitude: -83.0480     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alexandria have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alexandria.

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