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Welcome to Moran ...

Moran is located in Clinton County<1>.

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

Moran is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Moran lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Moran (for example, toward Alvin (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Moran is located in the (765) area code.

Communities Also Named Moran ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Moran - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Moran ...

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

  • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
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    • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,484 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<5>
  • Frankfort [Clinton County]
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    • Frankfort [Clinton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,756 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<5>
  • Delphi [Carroll County]
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    • Delphi [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,909 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delphi<5>
  • Flora [Carroll County]
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    • Flora [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,998 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,973 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<5>
    • Dayton [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Dayton [Tippecanoe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,667 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<5>
    • Thorntown [Boone County]
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      • Thorntown [Boone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,563 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorntown<5>
    • Rossville [Clinton County]
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      • Rossville [Clinton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<5>
    • Mulberry [Clinton County]
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      • Mulberry [Clinton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<5>
    • Russiaville [Howard County]
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      • Russiaville [Howard County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,103 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russiaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russiaville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moran ...

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

Adding Moran to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moran 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 Moran was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Moran on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clinton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Clinton, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moran - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moran) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moran. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3875, Longitude: -86.5153       In this case, the coordinates for Moran have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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