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Welcome to Moro ...

The city of Moro is located in Sherman County<1> and is the County Seat for Sherman County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moro has a population of 330 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Moro, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated February 17, 1899.

Moro is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Moro lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Moro: (541) and (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Moro: 97039<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moro had an population of 330 people. This is an increase of 1.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moro had a population of 324 people (or 18.36% of the total population of Sherman County). This makes Moro the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 324 people, the population of Moro decreased 3.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 337 people).

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

Communities Also Named Moro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Moro - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Louisiana and Maine.

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

Communities near Moro ...

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

  • Dufur [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dufur
    • Dufur [Wasco County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Moro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dufur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dufur<7>
  • Wasco [Sherman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco
    • Wasco [Sherman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Moro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasco have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco<7>
  • Rufus [Sherman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rufus
    • Rufus [Sherman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Moro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rufus have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rufus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rufus<7>
  • Grass Valley [Sherman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Valley
    • Grass Valley [Sherman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Moro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 167 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grass Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grass Valley<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monkland [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monkland
      • Monkland [Sherman County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Moro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monkland have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monkland
    • Klondike [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Klondike
      • Klondike [Sherman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Moro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Klondike
    • Sinks [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinks
      • Sinks [Sherman County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Moro
    • Rosebush [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebush
      • Rosebush [Sherman County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Moro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebush have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Biggs Junction [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biggs Junction
      • Biggs Junction [Sherman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Moro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biggs Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biggs Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biggs Junction<7>
    • Maryhill [Klickitat County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moro. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Moro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moro ...

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

Adding Moro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moro in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Moro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Moro

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Moro on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sherman County: www.sherman-county.com/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Sherman, 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 Moro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>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 Moro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moro) 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 Moro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MoroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4854, Longitude: -120.7319    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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