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Alexandria, South Dakota
Welcome to Alexandria ...
The location of Alexandria has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Alexandria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alexandrian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alexandria has a population of 635 people<3> (see below for details).
Alexandria is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alexandria lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alexandria: (605)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexandria had a population of 615 people (or 18.46% of the total population of Hanson County). This makes Alexandria the county's most populous community.
The population of Alexandria represents 0.08% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 615 people, the population of Alexandria increased 9.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 563 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alexandria had an population of 635 people. This is an increase of 3.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.79% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexandria.
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 starting from Alexandria and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alexandria.
Communities Also Named Alexandria ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alexandria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alexandria.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 20 May 2019