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Mooretown, Mississippi

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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Mooretown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mooretown and the surrounding area.

  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected DeSoto County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for DeSoto County

Communities Also Named Mooretown ...

We have found six communities that share the name Mooretown.

Within Mississippi, the name Mooretown is unique.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another six communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these six communities, five are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Butte County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Mooretown [Butte County].
    • North Carolina
      • Pender County
      • Please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Mooretown [Pender County].
    • Ohio
      • Jefferson County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Mooretown [Jefferson County].
    • Ontario
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Mooretown.
    • Tennessee
      • Cannon County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Mooretown [Cannon County].
    • Virginia
      • Bath County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Mooretown [Bath County].

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About DeSoto County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for DeSoto County:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Mooretown could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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