About Alexandria

Alexandria, Life Simply Lived!

Located in west central Minnesota, Alexandria is an area that offers a message of “easy to get to, hard to leave”. This enchanting town features a landscape abundant in pristine lakes, small-town friendliness powered by a brisk economic engine that’s firing on all eight cylinders. If you long for a simpler, superior quality of life, welcome to Alexandria, MN.

Strong Values Founded on a Sense of Tradition

Here life is all about a strong work ethic and traditional family values. With roots that run deep, the pioneering spirit is alive and well here in Alexandria. Local residents honor that spirit of determination established in the early 1850’s by their forefathers. Alexandria continues to share this sense of pride as it welcomes each new resident to the area.

Strong Property Values Too!

Offering relocaters and home buyers a unique blend of lakefront homes, single-family homes, heavily wooded home sites, farmland, and open space, 2016 property values continue to be strong. Compared with property values in 2015, Alexandria real estate values have increased by *15%+ year over year (*residential property and lots). The area’s natural beauty combined with a wealth of recreational opportunities (golf, fishing, canoeing, hiking, biking, snowmobiling), an ever-growing tourism business, and a wide array of cultural diversions make it easy to see why Alexandria is a great place to live, work, play, and prosper.

Douglas County Lakes

Carved by glaciers of long ago, hundreds of lakes dot the landscape of Douglas County and Alexandria today. Healthy hardwood and spruce trees provide a lush canopy for flora and fauna to thrive. Douglas County is truly a sanctuary for sportsmen, and nature lovers of all ages.

The Largest Lakes in Alexandria and Douglas County

  • Lake Miltona 5,838 acres
  • Lake Ida 4,289 acres
  • Lake Christina 3,978 acres
  • Lake Carlos 2,520 acres
  • Lake Mary 2,371 acres
  • Lobster Lake 1,308 acres

Are you ready to search for your Douglas County single-family home or lakefront home? Contact me, Julie Rambow, your Alexandria area real estate lake home specialist!


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