Alexander City Alabama
Alexander City, known to locals as “Alex City”, is a city in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States, with a population of some 14,875.
It is known for Lake Martin with its 750 miles (1,210 km) of wooded shoreline and 44,000 acres (180 km2) of water. Lake Martin stands on the Tallapoosa River and offers boating, swimming, fishing, golfing, and camping. Many neighborhoods and luxury homes are located on the lake.
Located in Tallapoosa County, Alexander City is best known for its Lake Martin and the Tallapoosa River. Activities include boating, swimming, fishing, golfing and camping.
Alexander City Alabama History
Alexander City was incorporated in 1872 as Youngsville, after its founder James Young. In 1873, the Savannah and Memphis Railroad came to the city. The city was renamed in honor of the railroad’s President Edward Porter Alexander, hero of the Battle of Gettysburg for the Confederate States.
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