Moscow, Texas

Moscow, Texas

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Welcome To Moscow, Texas

Not much goes on in Moscow it seems. It’s a small town whose name is actually derived from the Moscow in Russia. I can’t find any reason why. The history notes say that the town’s original residents wanted it named after them “Greenville,” but the Post Office rejected the application and named it Moscow.

One thing you can help but notice are the many pine trees as you approach the town. It’s pretty amazing to see them.

Moscow, Texas - Pine Trees

Moscow, Texas – Pine Trees

As with many of these towns, the railroad runs through it, but no longer makes a stop.

Railroad Crossing - Moscow, Texas

Railroad Crossing – Moscow, Texas

Read more about the city’s history…

As far as I can see, today, it’s a one-gas station town with the post office right next to it. It’s not longer the largest town in the county of Polk and people go to Livingston to take care of business.

Sunoco gas station and Post Office - Moscow, Texas

Sunoco gas station and Post Office – Moscow, Texas

Quick Moscow, Texas Facts

Here are some quick facts:

  • Established – 1841
  • County – Polk
  • Population – 170 (2000)
  • ZIP Code – 75960
  • Nearest larger city – Livingston, Texas (15.7 miles/21.5 kilometers)
United States Post Office - Moscow, Texas

United States Post Office – Moscow, Texas

 

International Country With The Same Name As Moscow, Texas

Moscow, Texas shares its name with the country of Russia.

You can find more information about Russia and Moscow at https://www.visitrussia.com/citiesguide/moscow/moscow.htm.

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour over the Moscow River

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour over the Moscow River

 

Subway in Moscow, Russia

Subway in Moscow, Russia

 

Where Is Moscow, Texas

Moscow is located in Polk county on US 59 in the state of Texas just north of Houston and south of Nacogdoches.


 

Nearest Airports To Moscow, Texas

You can also use this app to find nearest airports to anywhere you are located.

United Airlines Star Wars Livery Plane

United Airlines Star Wars Livery Plane

Places To Stay In Moscow, Texas

There are no formal accommodations in the city where you can rent. You can stay in nearby Livingston or Lufkin. There is apparently a bed & breakfast, but I missed it, it seems.

 

 

Places To Eat In Moscow, Texas

I could only find the Sunoco gas station that has a Hunt Brothers Pizza place inside.

Hunt Brothers Pizza - Moscow, Texas

Hunt Brothers Pizza – Moscow, Texas

Things To Do In Moscow, Texas

I couldn’t find anything except enjoy the pine trees that are everywhere and the fields.

Fields - Moscow, Texas

Tourism Bureau/Chamber of Commerce Information For Moscow, Texas

You can find out more about what’s going on in Moscow, Texas by visiting the Polk County Chamber of Commerce website.

Welcome to Moscow - Moscow, Texas

Welcome to Moscow – Moscow, Texas

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