Alexandria, Louisiana

Coordinates: 31°17′34″N 92°27′33″W / 31.29278°N 92.45917°W / 31.29278; -92.45917
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Alexandria, Louisiana
City of Alexandria
Wide view of downtown Alexandria
Wide view of downtown Alexandria
Nickname: 
Alex (typically pronounced Ellic)
Map
Interactive map of Alexandria
Coordinates: 31°17′34″N 92°27′33″W / 31.29278°N 92.45917°W / 31.29278; -92.45917
Country United States
State Louisiana
ParishRapides
Incorporated1818; 206 years ago (1818)
City Charter1882; 142 years ago (1882)
Government
 • MayorJeff Hall (D)
Area
 • City29.18 sq mi (75.58 km2)
 • Land28.49 sq mi (73.79 km2)
 • Water0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
Elevation
75 ft (23 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • City45,275
 • RankRA: 1st
LA: 9th
 • Density1,589.10/sq mi (613.56/km2)
 • Metro
153,922
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
71301-03, 06–07, 09, 11, 15
Area code318
Phone Number Prefixes201, 290, 308, 318, 420, 427, 441–443, 445, 448, 449, 473, 483, 484, 487, 542, 561, 619, 767, 769, 787, 880
WebsiteCity of Alexandria

Alexandria is a city in the state of Louisiana. It it the largest city in the Central Louisiana region, ninth-largest in the state and parish seat of Rapides Parish. Alexandria was incorporated in 1818. In 2020, about 45,000 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2022.

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