The City of Alexandria, LA
Alexandria is a popular city in the state of Louisiana with a total of 48,849 residents living there. Alexandria is ranked as the ninth most populated city in Louisiana and the 665th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Alexandria is Pineville, approximately 4 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Alexandria, including Golden China Restaurant, Los Portales, China King Buffet, Church's Chicken of Alexandria and Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers. For a larger selection of Alexandria restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Alexandria Zoos, Museums, Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the Louisiana History Museum, Rapides Parish Coliseum, Alexandria Zoological Park, Alexandria Museum of Art and Kent Plantation House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Alexandria please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Alexandria:
- Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (ESF)
- Alexandria Intl. Airport (AEX)
Alexandria, Louisiana Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Alexandria experiences an average high temperature of 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 57 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.82 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Alexandria with daytime temperatures averaging 91 degrees in the summer, and 61 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Alexandria to receive an average of 5.78 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.19 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 109 degrees in the summer and as low as 4 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Alexandria should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 78 degrees, and nighttime lows of 57.
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Alexandria, Louisiana Attractions
1Alexandria Museum of Art - Alexandria,
The Alexandria Museum of Art of Alexandria, central Louisiana in the US was founded in 1977. It subsequently was expanded and reopened to the public in 1998. The Museum is best known for its extensive permanent collection of contemporary Louisiana art and houses the state's largest collection of North Louisiana Folk Art.
2Alexandria Zoological Park - Alexandria,
The Alexandria Zoological Park is a 33-acre zoo that is situated in Alexandria, Louisiana. First opened to the public in 1926, it is owned by the City of Alexandria and operated by the Division of Public Works. It is home to about 500 animals.
3Kent Plantation House - Alexandria,
Kent Plantation House is central Louisiana's oldest standing structure and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and describes plantation life between 1795 and 1855. Dating to 1800, the bousillage Creole house and restored period outbuildings now welcome tourists.
4Louisiana History Museum - Alexandria,
The Louisiana History Museum is a museum that is situated in the historic downtown portion of Alexandria, Louisiana in the US, near the Red River. It showcases the social evolution of all of Louisiana, but centers on the history of Central Louisiana, Rapides Parish, and Alexandria, . Major exhibit areas deal with Native Americans, Louisiana geography, politics, health care, farming, and the impact of war.
5Magnolia Plantation (Derry, Louisiana) - , Derry,
Magnolia Plantation is a former plantation in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. The site was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2001. Included in the Cane River Creole National Historical Park, Magnolia Plantation is also a destination on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.
6Marksville Prehistoric Indian Site - Marksville,
Marksville Prehistoric Indian Site, which is also referred to as Marksville State Historic Site, is a Hopewell tradition earthworks archaeological site in Louisiana, one mile southeast of Marksville in Avoyelles Parish.
7Oakwing Golf Club - Alexandria,
The Oakwing Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Rapides County Louisiana. Built in 2002, this Alexandria course designed by Jim Lipe is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 318-561-0260. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 2345 Vandenburg Dr, Alexandria, LA 71303
8Rapides Parish Coliseum - Alexandria,
The Rapides Parish Coliseum can seat about 6,500 people in the 65,000-square-foot building. Additional space is in the smaller Exhibition Hall, also on the property. Built in 1965, the dome-topped Coliseum has hosted thousands of events, including music concerts, "monster" truck shows, professional wrestling, trade shows and sporting events.
9Tamahka Trails - Marksville,
The Tamahka Trails is an 18 hole resort golf course in Avoyelles County Louisiana. Built in 2000, this Marksville course designed by Steve Smyers is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 800-946-1946. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: 222 Slim Lemoine Rd, Marksville, LA 71351
Alexandria, Louisiana Hotels
Alexandria, Louisiana Restaurants
This is a list of Alexandria Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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