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Welcome to Moravia ...

The city of Moravia is located in Appanoose County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Moravia has a population of 640 people<1> (see below for details).

Moravia was founded June 27, 1850 and was incorporated July 15, 1851.

The community of Moravia is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Moravia is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Moravia: 52571<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moravia had a population of 665 people (or 5.16% of the total population of Appanoose County). This makes Moravia the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Moravia represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 389th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 665 people, the population of Moravia decreased 6.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 713 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Moravia had an population of 640 people. This is a decrease of 3.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.24% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Moravia.

Communities near Moravia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Moravia

Albia   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Moravia

Located in Monroe County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Moravia

Lovilia   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Moravia

Located in Monroe County

Mystic   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Moravia

Cincinnati   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Moravia

Blakesburg   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Moravia

Located in Wapello County

Drakesville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Moravia

Located in Davis County

Exline   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Moravia

Hamilton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Moravia

Located in Marion County

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

Communities Also Named Moravia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Moravia - they are located in Idaho, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Websites for Moravia ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Moravia. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moravia. 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 Moravia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moravia ...

Looking for more information about Moravia? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Moravia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Moravia.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Moravia:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moravia.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Moravia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moravia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moravia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moravia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moravia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moravia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8911, Longitude: -92.8159     [Map].

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