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Welcome to Martinsburg ...

Martinsburg is located in Monroe County.

Martinsburg is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Martinsburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Martinsburg (for example, toward Oneida (TN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Martinsburg: (270)

Communities near Martinsburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2014<3>
Albany   [Map]   2,010   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burkesville   [Map]   1,513   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gamaliel   [Map]   367   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hestand   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tompkinsville   [Map]   2,297   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Waterview   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Martinsburg.

Communities Also Named Martinsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Martinsburg: This one is located in Monroe County and the other is located in Elliott County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 16 communities that are also named Martinsburg - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maryland, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Martinsburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Martinsburg. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Martinsburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Martinsburg.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Martinsburg:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martinsburg ...

Looking for more information about Martinsburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Martinsburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Martinsburg. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Martinsburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martinsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Martinsburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Martinsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martinsburg. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 36.6459, -85.4852   [Map]. The coordinates we use for Martinsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Martinsburg.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Martinsburg.


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