About Alexander City, Alabama
Coordinates: 32°55?59?N 85°56?10?W? / ?32.93306°N 85.93611°W? / 32.93306; -85.93611Barbara H. Young39.0 sq mi (101 km2)38.8 sq mi (100.5 km2)0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2) ? Density 386.6/sq mi (149.3/km2)http://www.alexandercityonline.comAlexander City, known to locals as "Alex City", is a city in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States, with a population of some 15,000. It is known for Lake Martin with its 750 miles (1,210 km) of wooded shoreline and 44,000 acres (180 km2) of crystal clear 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.The city was traditionally based around the textile industry, but in recent times its economic base has become more diversified as textile jobs have gone elsewhere.