Moshat, Alabama

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Moshat
Moshat is located in Alabama
Moshat
Moshat
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°07′07″N 85°37′20″W / 34.11861°N 85.62222°W / 34.11861; -85.62222Coordinates: 34°07′07″N 85°37′20″W / 34.11861°N 85.62222°W / 34.11861; -85.62222
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyCherokee
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)256 & 938
GNIS feature ID123107[1]

Moshat is an unincorporated community in Cherokee County, Alabama, United States.

History[edit]

A post office called Moshat was established in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[2] The Moshat family paid the community a visit and it was decided to name the place after them.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Moshat". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Cherokee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Cherokee County, Ala". Calhoun Times. September 1, 2004. p. 45. Retrieved 24 April 2015.