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Welcome to Moulton ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moulton has a population of 578 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Moulton.

Moulton is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Moulton: (641)

The ZIP code for Moulton: 52572<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moulton had an population of 578 people. This is a decrease of 4.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.16% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 658 people).

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

Adding Moulton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Moulton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Moulton ...

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

  • Centerville [Appanoose County]
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    • Centerville [Appanoose County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Moulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<7>
  • Bloomfield [Davis County]
  • Lancaster [Schuyler County]
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    • Lancaster [Schuyler County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Moulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<7>
  • Moravia [Appanoose County]
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    • Moravia [Appanoose County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Moulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 636 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moravia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moravia<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Queen City [Schuyler County]
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      • Queen City [Schuyler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen City
    • Mystic [Appanoose County]
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      • Mystic [Appanoose County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 409 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mystic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
    • Cincinnati [Appanoose County]
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      • Cincinnati [Appanoose County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 344 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cincinnati
    • Blakesburg [Wapello County]
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      • Blakesburg [Wapello County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakesburg<7>
    • Glenwood [Schuyler County]
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      • Glenwood [Schuyler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
    • Drakesville [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drakesville
      • Drakesville [Davis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drakesville<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moulton. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

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>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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moulton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moulton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Moulton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moulton. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Moulton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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