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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).<2>
When the people of Alexandria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alexandrian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alexandria has a population of 644 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Alexandria.
Alexandria is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Alexandria lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alexandria is located in the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alexandria had an population of 644 people. This is an increase of 4.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.39% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexandria.
Adding Alexandria to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alexandria 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 Alexandria was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alexandria on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Alexandria ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alexandria.
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 Alexandria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alexandria.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alexandria.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alexandria. See our Newspapers 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 ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alexandria. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021