Alexandria

Alexandria

POPULATION
13,822
ELEVATION
0.3 miles
AREA
17 sq mi

About

Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. First settled in 1858, it was named after brothers Alexander and William Kinkead from Maryland. The form of the name alludes to Alexandria, Egypt, a center of learning and civilization. The village of Alexandria was incorporated February 20, 1877. Its city charter was adopted in 1908, and it was incorporated as a city in 1909. W.E. Hicks was pivotal to the early development of the town.

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Location

Douglas County Minnesota United States

Coordinates

45.88445° N, 95.37767° W