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Moseley, Mississippi
(Rankin County)

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Welcome to Moseley ...

So far, we have found very little information about Moseley. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Moseley to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Moseley, please Contact Us.


Moseley would have been located within present day Rankin County<2>.

The location of Moseley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Moseley is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Moseley was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Moseley once stood is in the (601) and (769)<5> area codes.

Websites for Moseley ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.rankinchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Moseley, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Moseley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Moseley: This one is located in Rankin County and the other is located in Lauderdale County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 9 communities that are also named Moseley - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Moseley ...

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

  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Moseley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<7>
  • Brandon [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandon
    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Moseley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<7>
  • Flowood [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowood
    • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Moseley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<7>
  • Florence [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Moseley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morton [Scott County]
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      • Morton [Scott County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Moseley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<7>
    • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendenhall
      • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Moseley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendenhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<7>
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelahatchie
      • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Moseley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<7>
    • Polkville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polkville
      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Moseley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Lo
      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Moseley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Lo
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Moseley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Mississippi

About Rankin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Moseley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Rankin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moseley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moseley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moseley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2451, Longitude: -89.8112       In this case, the coordinates for Moseley 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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