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Welcome to Moran ...

Moran is located in Prince Edward County<1>.

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

Moran is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Moran lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Moran lies within the (434) area code.

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, Texas, 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.

  • Farmville [Prince Edward County]
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    • Farmville [Prince Edward County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmville<5>
  • Blackstone [Nottoway County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackstone
    • Blackstone [Nottoway County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackstone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackstone<5>
  • Crewe [Nottoway County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crewe
    • Crewe [Nottoway County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crewe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crewe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crewe<5>
  • Victoria [Lunenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victoria
    • Victoria [Lunenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Moran
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,632 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victoria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Victoria<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County]
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      • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,195 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenbridge<5>
    • Keysville [Charlotte County]
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      • Keysville [Charlotte County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keysville<5>
    • Burkeville [Nottoway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burkeville
      • Burkeville [Nottoway County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Moran
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burkeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burkeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burkeville<5>
    • Blake Village [Prince Edward County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blake Village
      • Blake Village [Prince Edward County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Moran
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blake Village
    • Cotton Town [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Town
      • Cotton Town [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Moran
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Town
    • Hampden - Sydney [Prince Edward County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampden - Sydney
      • Hampden - Sydney [Prince Edward County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Moran
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampden - Sydney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampden - Sydney

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Moran, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Moran.

Adding Moran to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moran 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 Moran was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Prince Edward County

About Virginia

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 Prince Edward County: www.co.prince-edward.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Prince Edward, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moran - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Moran) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moran. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2293, Longitude: -78.2594       In this case, the coordinates for Moran have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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