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Welcome to Moran ...

Moran is located in Dallas County<1>.

The location of Moran has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Moran is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Moran ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Moran - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Moran ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Moran.

  • Ankeny [Polk County]
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    • Ankeny [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,068 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ankeny have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ankeny
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ankeny<5>
  • West Des Moines [Polk County]
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    • West Des Moines [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,057 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Des Moines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Des Moines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Des Moines<5>
  • Urbandale [Polk County]
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    • Urbandale [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,650 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbandale<5>
  • Waukee [Dallas County]
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    • Waukee [Dallas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukee<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Johnston [Polk County]
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      • Johnston [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,092 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<5>
    • Clive [Polk County]
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      • Clive [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clive
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clive<5>
    • Grimes [Polk County]
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      • Grimes [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grimes<5>
    • Boone [Boone County]
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      • Boone [Boone County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,407 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
    • Perry [Dallas County]
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      • Perry [Dallas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,896 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<5>
    • Adel [Dallas County]
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      • Adel [Dallas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adel<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Moran. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moran.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moran. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Moran.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moran. See our Newspapers Page for Moran.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moran ...

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

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

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About Dallas County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dallas County: www.co.dallas.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Dallas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moran - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moran) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moran. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8108, Longitude: -93.9077       In this case, the coordinates for Moran have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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