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Welcome to Moran ...

The city of Moran is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Moran is located in Shackelford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moran has a population of 259 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Moran is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Moran lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Moran is within the (325) area code.

The ZIP code for Moran: 76464<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moran had an population of 259 people. This is a decrease of 4.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moran had a population of 270 people (which is 7.99% of the total population of Shackelford County). This makes Moran the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 270 people, the population of Moran increased 15.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 233 people).

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

Communities Also Named Moran ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Moran - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Ohio, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Moran ...

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

  • Cisco (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cisco
    • Cisco lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Moran and is located in Eastland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cisco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cisco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cisco<7>
  • Albany (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Moran and is located in Shackelford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,958 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<7>
  • Baird (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baird
    • Baird lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Moran and is located in Callahan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,496 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baird
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baird<7>
  • Putnam (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Putnam
    • Putnam lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Moran and is located in Callahan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Putnam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Putnam<7>
  • Eureka (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
    • Eureka lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Moran and is located in Stephens County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
  • Eolian (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eolian
    • Eolian lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Moran and is located in Stephens County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eolian
  • Gunsight (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunsight
    • Gunsight was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Moran and is located in Stephens County
  • Belle Plain (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Plain
    • Belle Plain was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Moran and is located in Callahan County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Breckenridge (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breckenridge
    • Breckenridge lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the northeast of Moran and is located in Stephens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breckenridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breckenridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breckenridge<7>
  • Nimrod (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nimrod
    • Nimrod was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the south of Moran and is located in Eastland 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 Moran. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moran.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moran ...

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Moran

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Shackelford County

About Texas

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Shackelford, 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 Moran.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moran - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Moran). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moran 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moran) 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 Moran. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MoranOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moran. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5472, Longitude: -99.1665       In this case, the coordinates for Moran 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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