|Motto: Easy To Get To, Hard To Leave|
Location in Douglas, Minnesota
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Alexandria is a city in and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving Areas using UTC−6 Single zone countries Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Daylight saving time ( DST UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Area code 320 is the Telephone numbering plan code covering much of central and western Minnesota. Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Douglas County is a County located in the US state of Minnesota Minnesota ( Native Americans demonstrated the name to early settlers The United States of America —commonly referred to as the  First settled in 1858, it was named after Alexander and William Kinkead. The population was 8,820 at the 2000 census.
The city has a museum housing the controversial Kensington Runestone, which is thought by some to indicate that Vikings had visited the area in the 14th century. A museum is a "permanent institution in the service of society and of its development open to the public which acquires conserves researches communicates and exhibits the The Kensington Runestone is a slab of Greywacke covered in runes on its face and side which if it is genuine would suggest that Scandinavian explorers A Viking is one of the Norse ( Scandinavian Explorers Warriors Merchants, and pirates who raided and colonized wide areas The city hosts the annual Vikingland Band Festival parade marching championship. The Vikingland Band Festival parade marching championship is heldannually in Alexandria Minnesota on the last Sunday of June
Alexandria is located near Interstate 94 (concurrent with U.S. Route 52 in this part of the state), along Minnesota State Highways 27 and 29. A concurrency, overlap, or coincidence in a road network is an instance of one physical road bearing two or more different Highway, Motorway US Route 52 enters the state of Minnesota at Prosper Minnesota, north of the town of Burr Oak Iowa. Minnesota State Highway 27 is a Highway in east-central and west-central Minnesota, which runs from the interchange of Interstate Highway 35 and Minnesota Minnesota State Highway 29 is a Highway in west-central Minnesota, which runs from the junction of Highways 7, 59, 212, Lake Carlos State Park is ten miles north of Alexandria. Lake Carlos State Park is a state park about 10 miles north of Alexandria, Minnesota.
Almost all children in Alexandria attend school at Minnesota ISD 206, which consists of six kindergarten-6th grade elementary schools (Lincoln, Voyager, Washington, Carlos, Miltona, Garfield), one 7th-9th grade junior high school (Discovery Middle School), and one 10th-12th grade senior high school (Jefferson High School). School districts are a form of Special-purpose district which serves to operate the local public primary and secondary schools See also Primary education An elementary school is an institution where children receive the first stage of Compulsory education known as elementary Jefferson High School is a public High school in Alexandria Minnesota. There are also multiple independent K-6 Christian schools in the area. Alexandria Technical College offers post-secondary education from certificates on up to 2 year AAS/AS degrees.
Alexandria has an airport named Chandler Field. It is on the southwest edge of town.
Alexandria has two major state highways: Minnesota State Highways 27 and 29. Minnesota State Highway 27 is a Highway in east-central and west-central Minnesota, which runs from the interchange of Interstate Highway 35 and Minnesota Minnesota State Highway 29 is a Highway in west-central Minnesota, which runs from the junction of Highways 7, 59, 212, Highway 27 connects Alexandria to Nelson, Osakis and to western Minnesota. Nelson is a city in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. Osakis is a city in Douglas and Todd counties in the US state of Minnesota. Highway 29 connects Alexandria to Glenwood and Parkers Prairie. Glenwood is a city in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2594 at the 2000 census Parkers Prairie is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. Alexandria is located near Interstate 94, which allows access to the Twin Cities and Fargo-Moorhead. Fargo-Moorhead is a common name given to the Metropolitan area comprising Fargo North Dakota, Moorhead Minnesota, and the surrounding communities
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 4 square miles (24. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 2 km²), of which, 8. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 9 square miles (23. 0 km²) of it is land and 0. 5 square miles (1. 2 km²) of it (5. 02%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,820 people, 4,047 households, and 2,011 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 992. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 5 people per square mile (383. 1/km²). There were 4,311 housing units at an average density of 485. 1/sq mi (187. 2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97. 94% White, 0. 42% African American, 0. 34% Native American, 0. 57% Asian, 0. 06% Pacific Islander, 0. 18% from other races, and 0. 50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. 80% of the population.
There were 4,047 households out of which 23. 7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36. 5% were married couples living together, 10. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50. 3% were non-families. 41. 1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19. 3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 06 and the average family size was 2. 81.
In the city the population was spread out with 20. 0% under the age of 18, 15. 7% from 18 to 24, 24. 0% from 25 to 44, 16. 7% from 45 to 64, and 23. 5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 87. 2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83. 7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,851, and the median income for a family was $38,245. Males had a median income of $27,871 versus $20,254 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,085. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 7. 8% of families and 13. 3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 2% of those under age 18 and 15. 7% of those age 65 or over.
Alexandria offers one local television station under ABC affiliation, KSAX. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic KSAX is a US Television station based in Alexandria Minnesota, which is rebroadcasted on KRWF in Redwood Falls Minnesota. KSAX-TV provides greater Minnesota with local news, weather, and sports. The station airs ten minute segments during KSTP’s newscast. Alexandria is also home to a full-power repeater of WCCO-TV, KCCO. WCCO-TV, is the CBS owned and operated Television station that serves the Minneapolis-St
The Alexandria area is additionally served by Selective TV, a non-profit, viewer-supported organization which transmits several cable channels free-to-air over standard UHF television frequencies, viewable in any area home without subscription. Free-to-air (FTA Television (TV and Radio broadcasts are sent unencrypted and may be received via any suitable receiver Free-to-view Selective TV operates under low power television rules of the FCC and as such will not be subject to the digital to analog conversion deadline in 2009. Residents will still need a converter box to view KCCO and KSAX stations.
The stations available in Alexandria are:
Several radio stations serve Alexandria and the surrounding area. WCCO-TV, is the CBS owned and operated Television station that serves the Minneapolis-St WCCO-TV, is the CBS owned and operated Television station that serves the Minneapolis-St KSTC channel 45 (44 digital) is a UHF Television station serving the Twin Cities region Minnesota and western Wisconsin KARE, channel 11 is an NBC -affiliated television station licensed to Minneapolis Minnesota, and serving the Minneapolis- St KARE, channel 11 is an NBC -affiliated television station licensed to Minneapolis Minnesota, and serving the Minneapolis- St CBC North is the name for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 's radio and television service in the Canadian Arctic. WUCW (Channel 23 analog 22 digital) is an affiliate of The CW serving the Minneapolis-St The Public Broadcasting Service ( PBS) is a Non-profit Public broadcasting Television service with 354 member TV stations in the FamilyNet is a Television network based in Atlanta, Georgia. The network broadcasts a wide range of programs RFD-TV, or Rural Free Delivery TV, is a United States satellite and cable television channel devoted to rural issues concerns and interests KMSP-TV, channel 9 is an owned-and-operated television station of the News Corporation -owned Fox Broadcasting Company, located in Minneapolis Minnesota KSAX is a US Television station based in Alexandria Minnesota, which is rebroadcasted on KRWF in Redwood Falls Minnesota. The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. Three Angels Broadcasting Network, or 3ABN for short is a nonprofit 24-hour television and Radio networks which primarily focuses on Christian Discovery Channel is an American Satellite and Cable TV channel (also delivered via IPTV, Terrestrial television and WFTC, channel 29 is a MyNetworkTV -affiliated station licensed to Minneapolis Minnesota, and serving the Minneapolis- St WFTC, channel 29 is a MyNetworkTV -affiliated station licensed to Minneapolis Minnesota, and serving the Minneapolis- St The Hallmark Channel is a Cable television network that broadcasts in over 100 countries History, formerly known as The History Channel, is a Satellite and Cable TV channel, with shows on historical events and persons&mdashoften "GAC" redirects here For other uses of this three-letter abbreviation see Gac (disambiguation. MSNBC is a 24-hour cable television news channel based in the United States and available in Canada. C-SPAN (officially the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) is an American Cable television network dedicated to airing non-stop coverage KSAX is a US Television station based in Alexandria Minnesota, which is rebroadcasted on KRWF in Redwood Falls Minnesota. Outdoor Channel is an American television channel focused on the outdoors offering programming that includes hunting fishing Western lifestyle off-road motorsports and adventure Radio is the transmission of signals by Modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible Light. There are eight radio stations in Alexandria; three are locally owned by Paradis Broadcasting: KXRA-AM, KXRA-FM, and KXRZ. KXRA is a News/Talk radio station on 1490 AM in Alexandria Minnesota owned by Paradis Broadcasting Inc which also owns KXRZ and KXRA-FM. KXRA-FM or KX92 is a Classic rock radio station on 923 FM in Alexandria Minnesota owned by Paradis Broadcasting Inc which also owns KXRZ and KXRZ (993 FM, "Z99" is a Hot adult contemporary radio station in Alexandria Minnesota. Louis H. Buron, Jr. owns two stations: KULO and KIKV. KULO (943 FM, "COOL 943" is a Radio station in Alexandria Minnesota, with an Oldies format KIKV (1007 FM, "Kik FM" is a radio station airing a country format with their studios in Alexandria Minnesota. The other three stations (K208EQ, K215BL, and K219FA) are translator radio stations. WJRF (895 FM, "The Refuge" is a regional Christian Radio network based in Duluth Minnesota. There are five other stations in the surrounding area including KKOK from Morris, KRVY from Starbuck, KMGK and [KRFG under construction permit] from Glenwood, and KBHL from Osakis. KKOK (957 FM) also known as "Prairies Hit Country" is a Country formatted Radio station in Morris Minnesota owned by Thomas Ingstad Morris is a city in Stevens County, Minnesota, United States. KRVY (The River 973 is an Adult contemporary radio station on 97 Starbuck is a city in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1314 at the 2000 census KMGK, also known as Smooth Magic 1071, is a Smooth jazz radio station based in Glenwood Minnesota owned by Branstock Communications Glenwood is a city in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2594 at the 2000 census KBHL FM 1039 also known as Praise FM, is an Contemporary Christian music Radio station in Osakis Minnesota, owned by Christian Heritage Broadcasting Osakis is a city in Douglas and Todd counties in the US state of Minnesota.
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