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Moscow, Alabama
(Lamar County)

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 The location of Moscow 

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Census Data for Moscow ...

As far as we can tell, Moscow has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Moscow, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Amory (MS)7,067   W   23 miles [37 km]
 Hamilton6,772   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

Lamar County ...

Moscow is located in Lamar County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Lamar County.

Population Rings for Moscow ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Moscow and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Moscow. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Moscow, so its people haven't been included.

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]21,844-4.31%
10 mi [16 km]54,013-4.86%
15 mi [24 km]86,735-3.88%
20 mi [32 km]1524,650-2.82%
25 mi [40 km]2135,438-2.99%
30 mi [48 km]2564,597-2.68%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for Moscow, there are QuickFacts available for the following nearby communities:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
HamiltonQF-01328486,772-1.64%   N  
Amory (MS)QF-28012607,067-3.4%   W  
Aberdeen (MS)QF-28001805,397-3.83%   W  

For more about neighboring communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Moscow. For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Moscow, see our County-by-County Page for Moscow.

A Census QuickFact is available for Lamar County (QF-28075).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Lamar County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
FayetteQF-0105716,759-2.8%   E  
MarionQF-0109330,168-1.98%   NE  
PickensQF-0110720,864+5.66%   S  
Lowndes (MS)QF-2808759,710-0.12%   SW  
Monroe (MS)QF-2809535,827-3.14%   W  

Miscellaneous Information for Moscow ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Lamar County or the community of Moscow:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Moscow:

GNIS ID for Moscow: 123100

GNIS ID for Lamar County: 161563

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 075 (Lamar County)

Place Code: 51485 (Moscow)

State & County Code: 01/075 (Alabama / Lamar County)

State & Place Code: 01/51485 (Alabama / Moscow)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Moscow is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Moscow.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

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

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moscow. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8698, Longitude: -88.1028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moscow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Moscow.



 
 
 

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