Alexander, West Virginia

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Alexander, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Alexander, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Alexander, West Virginia
Alexander, West Virginia
Alexander, West Virginia is located in the US
Alexander, West Virginia
Alexander, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°46′58″N 80°13′21″W / 38.78278°N 80.22250°W / 38.78278; -80.22250Coordinates: 38°46′58″N 80°13′21″W / 38.78278°N 80.22250°W / 38.78278; -80.22250
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Upshur
Elevation 1,850 ft (560 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1549559[1]

Alexander is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia, United States. Alexander is located on County Route 11 and the Buckhannon River 14.6 miles (23.5 km) south of Buckhannon.[2]

The community was named after John M. Alexander, a businessperson in the local lumber industry.[3]

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