Alexandria is a city in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, and its population at the 2000 census was 6,260.
The city is located in rich farm country, which produces corn, soybeans, and tomatoes. It is in the Indiana natural gas region, due to which it grew as a manufacturing center. It was one of the principal centers of the glass industry in Indiana – plate glass, lamp chimneys, mirrors, were once manufactured here. The city also hosts an annual festival to honour its "Small Town USA" heritage.
The city population predominantly comprises White Americans.