Alexandria is a census-designated place and unincorporated community inCalhoun County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 3,917. It is included in the Anniston–Oxford, AlabamaMetropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Alexandria CDP has a total area of 11.1 square miles (28.8 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.11%, is water.
There are two public schools located in the community:
Both schools are part of the Calhoun County School System.
The Battle of Tallushatchee was fought in 1813, when Andrew Jackson sent General John Coffee with 900 dragoons (cavalry) to attack the Red Stick Creek Indians, 3.2 miles (5.1 km) north of Alexandria. Legendary frontiersman Davy Crockett participated in the ensuing massacre, where 180 warriors were killed.