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Moss, Alabama
(Marengo County)

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Welcome to Moss ...

So far, we have found very little information about Moss. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Moss to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Moss, please Contact Us.

Moss would have been located within present day Marengo County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Moss is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Moss was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Moss would have been located in the (334) area code.

Communities near Moss ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Dayton   [Map]   49   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Dixon's Mills   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   122   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pennington   [Map]   207   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Moss ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Moss - they are located in California (2), Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Moss. 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 Moss. 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 Moss.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Moss no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Moss, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moss - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Moss. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moss) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moss. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1276, Longitude: -87.8167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moss have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moss.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Moss.