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Welcome to Moravia ...

The city of Moravia is located in Appanoose County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moravia has a population of 643 people<2> (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.<3>.

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

Moravia lies within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Moravia: 52571<4>

Websites for Moravia ...

Official Website: www.moraviaiowa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moravia had an population of 643 people. This is a decrease of 3.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.82% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 713 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Moravia ...

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

  • Centerville [Appanoose County]
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    • Centerville [Appanoose County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Moravia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<7>
  • Albia [Monroe County]
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    • Albia [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Moravia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,713 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albia<7>
  • Moulton [Appanoose County]
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    • Moulton [Appanoose County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Moravia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 580 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moulton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lovilia [Monroe County]
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    • Lovilia [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Moravia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 516 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovilia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovilia<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mystic [Appanoose County]
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      • Mystic [Appanoose County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Moravia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mystic have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cincinnati [Appanoose County]
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      • Cincinnati [Appanoose County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Moravia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 345 people
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    • Blakesburg [Wapello County]
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      • Blakesburg [Wapello County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Moravia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakesburg<7>
    • Drakesville [Davis County]
    • Exline [Appanoose County]
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      • Exline [Appanoose County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Moravia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exline have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hamilton [Marion County]
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      • Hamilton [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Moravia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton

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 Moravia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moravia.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Moravia.

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

Adding Moravia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moravia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Moravia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Moravia on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Moravia: www.moraviaiowa.com/

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 Appanoose, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moravia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moravia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MoraviaOur 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    
<6>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.
<7>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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