Alexandria, Jamaica

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Alexandria
Town
Alexandria is located in Jamaica
Alexandria
Alexandria
Coordinates: 18°17′54″N 77°21′27″W / 18.29833°N 77.35750°W / 18.29833; -77.35750Coordinates: 18°17′54″N 77°21′27″W / 18.29833°N 77.35750°W / 18.29833; -77.35750[1]
Country Jamaica
Parish Saint Ann
Elevation 648 m (2,125 ft)
Population (1991)[2]
 • Total 1,672
 • Estimate (2010) 1,957
Time zone EST (UTC-5)

Alexandria is a town in the parish of Saint Ann in Jamaica.[3]

The Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre of the Department of Correctional Services, Jamaica was located in Alexandria.[4] On 22 May 2009 a fire went through the facility, killing 5 girls and injuring 13 girls. The replacement facility is located in Diamond Crest Villa near Alligator Pond in Manchester Parish.[5]

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