Alexandria, Louisiana

largest city and parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States

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 2010 nearly 48,000 people lived there.

Alexandria
City of Alexandria
Wide view of downtown Alexandria
Wide view of downtown Alexandria
Nickname(s): 
Alex (typically pronounced Ellic)
Location of Alexandria in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Alexandria in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.
Alexandria is located in Louisiana
Alexandria
Alexandria
Location of Alexandria in Louisiana
Alexandria is located in the United States
Alexandria
Alexandria
Alexandria (the United States)
Alexandria is located in North America
Alexandria
Alexandria
Alexandria (North America)
Coordinates: 31°17′34″N 92°27′33″W / 31.29278°N 92.45917°W / 31.29278; -92.45917Coordinates: 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
City Charter1882
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
 (2010)
 • City47,723
 • Estimate 
(2019)
46,180
 • RankRA: 1st
LA: 9th
 • Density1,620.86/sq mi (625.83/km2)
 • Metro
153,922
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
71301-03, 06–07, 09, 11, 15
Area code(s)318
Phone Number Prefixes201, 290, 308, 318, 420, 427, 441–443, 445, 448, 449, 473, 483, 484, 487, 542, 561, 619, 767, 769, 787, 880
Websitewww.cityofalexandriala.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Alexandria, Louisiana at Wikimedia Commons