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The location of Moulton

Welcome to Moulton ...

The city of Moulton is located in Appanoose County.

The location of Moulton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Moulton has a population of 580 people<2> (see below for details).

Moulton is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Moulton is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Moulton: 52572<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moulton had a population of 605 people. This makes Moulton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Moulton represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 412nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 605 people, the population of Moulton decreased 8.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 658 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Moulton had an population of 580 people. This is a decrease of 4.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Moulton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Moulton

Bloomfield   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Moulton

Located in Davis County

Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Moulton

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Moravia   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Moulton

Queen City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Moulton

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Mystic   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Moulton

Cincinnati   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Moulton

Blakesburg   [Map]

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

Located in Wapello County

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Moulton

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Drakesville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Moulton

Located in Davis County

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

Communities Also Named Moulton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Moulton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Moulton. 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 Moulton. 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 Moulton. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moulton ...

Looking for more information about Moulton? 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.

Looking for more information about Moulton? 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 Moulton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Moulton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moulton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moulton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Moulton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moulton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Moulton) 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 Moulton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moulton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moulton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6854, Longitude: -92.6765     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moulton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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