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Welcome to Moscow ...
Moscow is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
The location of Moscow has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Moscow, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated ?.
When the people of Moscow refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Moscovite<3>
Moscow is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Moscow lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Moscow is within the boundaries of the (936) area code.
The ZIP code for Moscow: 75960<5>
Communities Also Named Moscow ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 33 communities that are also named Moscow - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Moscow.
Communities near Moscow ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Moscow.
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 Moscow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moscow.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moscow. 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 Moscow.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moscow. See our Newspapers Page for Moscow.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moscow ...
Looking for more information about Moscow? 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 Moscow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Moscow.
Adding Moscow to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Moscow in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Moscow was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Moscow in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Moscow.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023