Alexandria, California

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Alexandria is a former settlement in Merced County, California.[1] It was located on the 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Hopeton.[1]

A post office operated at Alexandria from 1869 to 1871.[1] The name honored Alexander C. McSwain, its first postmaster.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 783. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.