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Alexander, Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Morgan
659 ft (201 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 403398

Alexander is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Illinois, United States. Alexander is 10 miles (16 km) east of Jacksonville and has a post office with ZIP code 62601.


Alexander was laid out in the 1850s by John T. Alexander, and named for him. A post office has been in operation at Alexander since 1857.

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