About Alexandria

Welcome to Alexandria, the city where residents and visitors alike enjoy hundreds of lakes, golfing, stock car racing, fine dining, antique and specialty shopping, as well as beauty, rest and relaxation. We are located just off I-94, and packed with year round fun-filled events! Alexandria is easy to get to, yet hard to leave. But don't take my word for it, discover the beauty of the Alexandria Lakes Area for yourself.

-Bobbie Osterberg, Mayor

Alexandria is a city in and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. 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.


1. The perfect place to vacation and enjoy beautiful lake country. 

2. Birthplace of America steeped in tradition and a rich history. 

3. A booming micropolitan thriving in manufacturing, health services, food processing, and more. 

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