Voted #7 Best Small Town in America

Boundless recreation at beautiful lakes and parks. Top-notch education and healthcare facilities. All the dining, shopping and entertainment amenities you can think of.

Alexandria truly has it all.

Top Reasons to Call the Alexandria Area Home

Outdoor Living

More than 300 lakes, 23 local parks and 100 miles of trails to explore.

Growing Economy

More than 800 available jobs and a 36% home sales increase since 2012.

Robust Healthcare

Two major healthcare facilities serve approximately 150,000 people from throughout west central Minnesota.

Arts & Culture

Five local art/theater centers, music on the courthouse lawn, more than 30 restaurants, an art and wine bar, and much more.

Strong Education

Three K-12 public school districts and a number of private education options, plus higher education opportunities at Alexandria Techincal & Community College.

Safe Hometown Feel

With 38,000 residents, you get the benefits of larger-city amenities with the close community feel.

Find a Career

With hundreds of available jobs in the Alexandria area, you’ll find a career to grow in.