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The location of Martintown









Welcome to Martintown ...

Martintown is located in Jackson County.

The location of Martintown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Martintown is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Martintown: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Martintown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Martintown and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,312   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,353   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Powell   [Map]   965   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,038   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Martintown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Martintown: This one is located in Jackson County and the other is located in Winston County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 5 communities that are also named Martintown - they are located in Mississippi, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Martintown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Martintown. 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 Martintown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martintown ...

Looking for more information about Martintown? 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.

Looking for more information about Martintown? 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 Martintown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Martintown.

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martintown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Martintown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martintown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7437, Longitude: -85.9205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Martintown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Martintown.

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