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In the Neighborhood

The City of Alexandria and the surrounding area come as close to a paradise as any community in the country. With its natural beauty of lakes and woods, rolling hills and prairie, plus its array of parks, trails, and recreational opportunities -- it's one of the fastest growing and sought-after areas to live in Minnesota.

Living within the city limits of Alexandria ensures a full spectrum of services and shopping from banking and health care, schools and churches, to retail and restaurants -- many within walking distance of most neighborhoods or with easy access to a public bus service or private taxi service.

Alexandria is a regional hub for shopping sporting the latest in shopping centers, large department and discount stores, and charming downtown shopping providing a wide array of goods and services. A solid economic base of manufacturing, tourism, retail, health care, and agri-services put Alexandria in a top-notch position of having plentiful jobs.

The quality of education in Alexandria is one of the best in the state, from pre-school activities through high school and on into technical college.

Aerial Photo of Alexandria