Alexander is a city in McKenzie County, North Dakota. The city, established in 1905, has a total area of 1.4 square miles, all of which is land. It was named after a state politician Alexander McKenzie.
Construction, mining and manufacturing are the major commercial activities here. Public schooling comprises one elementary and one high school. The closest hospital is McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, located about 20 miles away in Watford City. First International Bank & Trust has a local branch. The cost of living here is 18.60% lower than the country average.
The town gets 14 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 69. Snowfall is about 19 inches per year.