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Alexandria is a city in Madison County, in the Anderson metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for Alexandria, VA. Another says it was named for the city of Egypt.
The latitude of Alexandria is 40.262N. The longitude is -85.675W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,062.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Alexandria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Anderson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46001 ZIP code.
25% of Alexandria residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alexandria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alexandria was $15,578, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Alexandria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Alexandria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $664.
Libraries in Alexandria include Alexandria-Monroe Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Alexandria include Alexandria Times-Tribune
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alexandria political report.
The average commute time for Alexandria workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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