Alexandria is a bustling area of Central Louisiana offering families, college students, professionals, and even seniors a wonderful place to call home. Once a community involved with French trading post Poste du Rapides, Alexandria is now a thriving city offering many great opportunities, entertainment, attractions, and conveniences. Home to Louisiana State University, Magnolia Trace Apartment Homes is an ideal location placing you nearest to the university. The Walmart Supercenter, and Sam’s Club are the nearest shopping options allowing you to restock in bulk. The Red River runs 15 minutes to the east, with many dining options along the riverbank.