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Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Drum metro area.

The community was named after Alexander LeRay, son of landholder James LeRay.

The latitude of Alexandria Bay is 44.335N. The longitude is -75.918W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 269 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,093.


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Median household income
Local
$29,338
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alexandria Bay demographic reports
Alexandria Bay is on the St. Lawrence River.
Once a major fueling stop for steamers

Fancy hotels catered to wealthy guests in the late 1800s

Local festivals include:
  • Bill Johnston's Pirate Days - Aug. 10-19, 2007
  • Blues in the Bay - Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007
  • Blessing of the Fleet - May 27, 2007
  • Grand International Ragtime Festival - Oct. 14-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Alexandria Bay web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Grass Point State Park, Keewaydin State Park
Alexandria Bay attractions: Millionaires' Row
Historic sites and museums: A. Graham Thomson Memorial Museum, Boldt Castle (on Heart Island)
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Alexandria Bay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13607 ZIP code.

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17% of Alexandria Bay residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alexandria Bay ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alexandria Bay was $16,875, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Alexandria Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alexandria Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $805.


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Libraries in Alexandria Bay include Macsherry Library ... View libraries

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Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alexandria Bay political report.

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The average commute time for Alexandria Bay workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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