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Welcome to Moran ...

The city of 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 260 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

The telephone area code for Moran: (325)

The ZIP code for Moran: 76464<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moran had an population of 260 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moran had a population of 270 people (or 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 (with 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 [Eastland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cisco
    • Cisco [Eastland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Moran
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,784 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 [Shackelford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany [Shackelford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Moran
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,934 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 [Callahan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baird
    • Baird [Callahan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Moran
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,486 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baird have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baird
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baird<7>
  • Putnam [Callahan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Putnam
    • Putnam [Callahan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Moran
    • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Putnam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Putnam<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eureka [Stephens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
      • Eureka [Stephens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Moran
      • 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 [Stephens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eolian
      • Eolian [Stephens County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Moran
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eolian
    • Gunsight [Stephens County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunsight
      • Gunsight [Stephens County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Moran
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunsight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Belle Plain [Callahan County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Plain
      • Belle Plain [Callahan County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Moran
      • 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 [Stephens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breckenridge
      • Breckenridge [Stephens County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the northeast of Moran
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,423 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 [Eastland County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nimrod
      • Nimrod [Eastland County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the south of Moran
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nimrod have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Shackelford County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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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