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Welcome to Moira ...

The Town of Moira is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Moira has a population of 2,769 people<3> (see below for details).

Moira is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Moira: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moira had an population of 2,769 people. This is a decrease of 5.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Moira had a population of 2,934 people (or 5.69% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Moira the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Moira represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 708th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,934 people, the population of Moira increased 2.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,857 people).

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

Communities near Moira ...

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

  • Cornwall
  • Malone [Franklin County]
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    • Malone [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Moira
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,103 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
  • Massena [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Massena [Saint Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Moira
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massena
  • Massena [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Massena [Saint Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Moira
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massena<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Malone [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malone
      • Malone [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Moira
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,621 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malone<6>
    • Norfolk [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Norfolk [Saint Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Moira
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norfolk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfolk
    • Stockholm [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Stockholm [Saint Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Moira
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,590 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockholm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockholm
    • Brasher [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Brasher [Saint Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Moira
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,347 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brasher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brasher
    • Bangor [Franklin County]
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      • Bangor [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Moira
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,249 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bangor
    • Westville [Franklin County]
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      • Westville [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Moira
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moira ...

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

Mentions & References for Moira

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

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Franklin, 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 Moira.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moira - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moira) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moira. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MoiraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moira. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8239, Longitude: -74.5613       In this case, the coordinates for Moira have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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