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Welcome to Alexandria ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alexandria, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
When the people of Alexandria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alexandrian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alexandria has a population of 1,011 people<3> (see below for details).
Alexandria is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alexandria lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alexandria is located in the (615) area code.
The ZIP code for Alexandria: 37012<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alexandria had an population of 1,011 people. This is an increase of 4.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alexandria had a population of 966 people (which is 5.16% of the total population of DeKalb County). This makes Alexandria the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Alexandria represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 235th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 966 people, the population of Alexandria increased 18.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 814 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alexandria.
Communities Also Named Alexandria ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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, South Dakota 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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alexandria was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Alexandria on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alexandria.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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