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Welcome to Moore ...

The city of Moore is located in Butte County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Moore, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1902.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moore has a population of 173 people<2> (see below for details).

Moore is 5,470 feet [1,667 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Moore is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Moore lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Moore: (208) and (986)<4>

The ZIP code for Moore: 83255<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moore had an population of 173 people. This is a decrease of 8.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moore had a population of 189 people (which is 6.54% of the total population of Butte County). This makes Moore the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Moore represents 0.01% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 189 people, the population of Moore decreased 3.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 196 people).

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

Communities Also Named Moore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 33 communities that are also named Moore - they are located in Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan (2), Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Moore ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Moore.

  • Arco
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Mackay
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mackay have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mackay
    • Mackay is located in Custer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mackay <6>
  • Butte City
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte City
    • Butte City is located in Butte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69 people
  • Lost River
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost River have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost River
    • Lost River is located in Custer County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 68 people
  • Alder City ‑ Historic
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alder City
    • Alder City is located in Custer County
  • Howe
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howe
    • Howe is located in Butte County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howe <6>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moore. 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 Moore.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moore ...

Looking for more information about Moore? 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 Moore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Moore.

Adding Moore to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Moore was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Moore post office opened in 1902.

We also found Moore mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Moore.

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

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Butte, 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 Moore.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<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 Moore). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moore or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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