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Welcome to Moberly ...

The city of Moberly is located in Randolph County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Moberly, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moberly has a population of 13,810 people<2> (see below for details).

Moberly is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Moberly: (660)

The ZIP code for Moberly: 65270<4>

Websites for Moberly ...

Official Website: www.moberlymo.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moberly had an population of 13,810 people. This is a decrease of 1.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moberly had a population of 13,974 people (which is 54.99% of the total population of Randolph County). This makes Moberly the county's most populous community.

The population of Moberly represents 0.23% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,974 people, the population of Moberly increased 16.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,945 people).

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

Communities Also Named Moberly ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Moberly - they are located in British Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky and Manitoba.

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

Communities near Moberly ...

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

  • Salisbury
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury is located in Chariton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury <6>
  • Huntsville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,475 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville <6>
  • Sturgeon
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgeon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgeon
    • Sturgeon is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgeon <6>
  • Madison
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison <6>
  • Higbee
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Higbee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Higbee
    • Higbee is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 538 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Higbee <6>
  • Harrisburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg <6>
  • Clark
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
  • Armstrong
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong
    • Armstrong is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 276 people
  • Cairo
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairo
    • Cairo is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 273 people
  • Jacksonville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 145 people

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moberly. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Moberly.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moberly ...

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

Adding Moberly to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Moberly on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Moberly.

The official website for Moberly: www.moberlymo.org/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Randolph, 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 Moberly.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moberly - 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 Moberly). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moberly or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<6>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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