Alexander City known to locals as "Alex City", is a city in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States, with a population of some 15,000. It is known for Lake Martin with its 750 miles of wooded shoreline and 44,000 acres of crystal clear water. The (2007) estimated Population was 14,950.
Lake Martin stands on the Tallapoosa River and offers boating, swimming, fishing, golfing, and camping. Many neighborhoods and luxury homes are located on the lake. The city was traditionally based around the textile industry, but in recent times its economic base has become more diversified as textile jobs have gone elsewhere.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,309, and the median income for a family was $38,881.
Russell Corporation, maker of Russell Athletic, Cross Creek, Jerzees, and Country Cottons apparel, was founded in 1902 and is a large employer in the city. The company is headquartered in the city, but has also had an office in Atlanta since 1998.
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Aicha African Hair Braiding - Category: Black Hair Salons - 150 Madison St, Alexander City, AL 35010 (256) 234-5040
Spencer Weave & Wig Salon - Category: Black Hair Salons - 247 8th Avenue
Alexander City, AL 35010 (256) 329-1011
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
Runas Powers M.D. P.C. - Category: Rheumatology - (256) 329-8417 Alexander City, AL 35010
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Big B Bar-B-Que Incorporated - Category: BBQ - 3079 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL 35010 (256) 329-9996
City Buffet - Category: Buffet - 4034 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL 35010 (256) 234-9833
Mama Ella's Country Kitchen - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 480 Laurel St, Alexander City, AL 35010 (256) 234-4940
Sho'nuff BBQ - Category: BBQ - 651 Dadeville Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010 (256) 234-7675
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