Southwestern Alexandria, Alexandria, LA
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Southwestern Alexandria Neighborhood Guide Alexandria, LA

About

Southwestern Alexandria, located in Alexandria, Louisiana, is a charming residential neighborhood that embodies southern hospitality. It's nestled close to the Red River and is easily accessible via Interstate 49. The neighborhood boasts a mix of historical and modern homes, creating a rich and diverse architectural landscape. It's also known for its lush greenery and peaceful ambiance, providing a respite from city life.

What You Will Love About Southwestern Alexandria, Alexandria, Louisiana

  • The proximity to the Red River allows for a variety of outdoor activities, including boating, fishing, and picnicking.
  • Access to the scenic Alexandria Zoological Park, a family-friendly attraction, is just a short drive away.
  • The neighborhood's easy accessibility via Interstate 49 and Highway 165 makes commuting easy.
  • There's a deep sense of community here, with regular neighborhood events and friendly locals.

What’s Nearby

Southwestern Alexandria is just a short drive from downtown Alexandria, making it a perfect location for those who want to enjoy city amenities but live in a quieter area. The nearby Alexandria Zoological Park is a family favorite, featuring a wide range of exotic and native Louisiana animals. Louisianans also love the Rapides Parish Coliseum, a multipurpose arena offering a variety of events and concerts.

Lifestyle

Living in Southwestern Alexandria offers a blend of tranquility and accessibility. Residents enjoy a peaceful neighborhood atmosphere while being just minutes away from city amenities. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the Red River and numerous parks in the area, while those who prefer a more urban vibe can easily access vibrant downtown Alexandria.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 96 restaurants, 9 grocery stores, and 3 parks within a mile of the Southwestern Alexandria neighborhood.

  • SHOPPING
    Interstate Battery Systems Of Central Louisiana

    Business and Professional Services, Repair Service, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.9 miles

    2107 Bowie Dr

  • GROCERY
    Walmart Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    812 Belleau Wood Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    812 Belleau Wood Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Town & Country Meat Center

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store / Supermarket, Meat and Seafood Store

    1.2 miles

    5801 Masonic Dr

  • GROCERY
    Mac's Fresh Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.5 miles

    4615 Jackson St

  • GROCERY
    Kroger

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    2.0 miles

    1422 MacArthur Dr

Southwestern Alexandria Apartments and Rentals

44 Rental properties in Southwestern Alexandria, Alexandria, LA.

  • Magnolia Trace property

    $1,148+

    Magnolia Trace

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    650–1206 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • 913 College Dr property

    $525

    913 College Dr

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 1202 Jackson St property

    $1,900

    1202 Jackson St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    2428 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1214 Jackson St property

    $1,760

    1214 Jackson St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    2473 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1205 Holly St property

    $780

    1205 Holly St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    996 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2402 Lee St property

    $1,100

    2402 Lee St

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
31.6%
26.2%
utilities
24.4%
3.1%
food
0.9%
4.4%
transportation
4%
2.6%
healthcare
16.5%
14.6%

Southwestern Alexandria Demographics

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Southwestern Alexandria Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 2 of 4 renters

Southwestern Alexandria Schools

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