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Welcome to Mooresboro ...

The town of Mooresboro is located in Cleveland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mooresboro has a population of 311 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mooresboro.

Mooresboro is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Mooresboro: (704) & (980)<5>

Websites for Mooresboro ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mooresboro had an population of 311 people (or a decrease of 0.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mooresboro had a population of 311 people. This makes Mooresboro the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 311 people, the population of Mooresboro has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 314 people).

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

Communities near Mooresboro ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Mooresboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<7>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Mooresboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<7>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Mooresboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<7>
  • Cherryville [Gaston County]
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    • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Mooresboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Mooresboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<7>
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Mooresboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<7>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Mooresboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<7>
    • Belwood [Cleveland County]
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      • Belwood [Cleveland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Mooresboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belwood
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mooresboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<7>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Mooresboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mooresboro ...

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

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About Cleveland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Cleveland, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mooresboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mooresboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<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- Mooresboro) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mooresboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MooresboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mooresboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2994, Longitude: -81.6986       In this case, the coordinates for Mooresboro 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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