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Interesting Facts About Moscow, Idaho

10 Interesting Facts About Moscow, Idaho

Facts About Moscow, Idaho

  1. The postmaster Samuel Neff then completed the official papers for the town and selected the name Moscow. Interestingly, Neff was born in Moscow, Pennsylvania and later moved to Moscow, Iowa.
  2. The elevation of its city centre is 2,579 feet above sea level.
  3. The city has a total area of 6.85 square miles, all of it land.
  4. Moscow lies on the eastern edge of the Palouse region of north-central Idaho in the Columbia River Plateau.
  5. the town was called “Paradise Valley,” but the name changed to “Moscow” in 1875.
  6. Moscow is twinned with the following sister city Villa Carlos Fonseca, Nicaragua.
  7. The first permanent settlers came to the Moscow area 151 years ago in 1871.
  8. Moscow is located at 46°43’57″N 117°0’1″W (46.7323900, -117.0001700).
  9. Moscow lies on the eastern edge of the Palouse region of north-central Idaho in the Columbia River Plateau.
  10. Moscow is the county seat and largest city of Latah County, Moscow is the home of the University of Idaho.
Interesting Facts About Moscow, Idaho
Interesting Facts About Moscow, Idaho