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Alexandria

Rapides Parish,

Louisiana

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The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.


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Zip Codes

71301, 71302, 71303, 71309

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Alexandria is approximately 49,188 (1990), 47723 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 20,348 (1990), 18272 (2010).

The amount of land area in Alexandria is 64.059 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.401 sq kilometers.
The distance from Alexandria to Washington DC is 1042 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 98 miles. (as the crow flies)
Alexandria is positioned 31.29 degrees north of the equator and 92.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Alexandria elevation is 77 feet above sea level.

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Location

Alexandria location: the geographical center of Louisiana.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Alexandria is moderate. Here is a weather page for the Alexandria area.
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History & History Related Items

Alexandria history:

Though an old city, most of Alexandria, including records, homes, etc. were burned when Union troops came through here and also nearby Pineville. This area was also a training ground for World War II soldiers under the direction of Generals Eisenhower, Clark and Patton.
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Attractions

Alexandria attractions:

Kent Plantation House

Alexandria Museum of Art
933 Main St.
Alexandria, LA
Phone: 318-443-3458
Housed in a 1898 building on the site of the first European settlement here.

Valentine Lake Recreation Area - U.S. Forest Service
3727 Government St.
Alexandria, LA 71302
Phone: (318) 445-9396
A 46-acre lake offers picnicking, swimming, fishing, hiking/biking trails, non-motorized boats, group picnic shelter and Camping area with 32 units with no hook-ups.

Kisatchie National Forest
Louisiana's only national forest
Supervisor's Office
2500 Shreveport Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
Phone: (318) 473-7160

Neighboring cities, Alexandria and Pineville, across from each other on the Red River, are the true center of the state where all roads meet at The Crossroads!

Learn more about the Alexandria and Pineville areas
Phone: (318) 443-7049
Toll-free: (800) 742-7049.

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