A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Moon ...
The location of Moon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Moon is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Moon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Moon: (804)
Communities Also Named Moon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Moon - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Moon.
Communities near Moon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Moon.
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 Moon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moon. 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 Moon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moon. See our Newspapers Page for Moon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moon ...
Looking for more information about Moon? 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 Moon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Moon.
Adding Moon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Moon 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 Moon was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Moon on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Mathews County: www.co.mathews.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022