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The Moon, Alabama

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Welcome to The Moon ...

The Moon is located in Talladega County.

The Moon is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: The Moon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave The Moon and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities near The Moon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from The Moon and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Childersburg   [Map]   5,046   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harpersville   [Map]   1,681   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   200   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   517   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rockford   [Map]   449   S   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for The Moon.

Communities Also Named The Moon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named The Moon - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for The Moon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around The Moon. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of The Moon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around The Moon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for The Moon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for The Moon ...

Looking for more information about The Moon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about The Moon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to The Moon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for The Moon.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) The Moon. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for The Moon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around The Moon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in The Moon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- The Moon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Moon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1585, Longitude: -86.2386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for The Moon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for The Moon.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for The Moon.



 
 
 

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