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Welcome to Martindale ...

Martindale is located in Walker County<1>.

The location of Martindale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Martindale had a population of 35,795 people.<3> (see below for details).

Martindale is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Martindale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Martindale (for example, toward Mentone (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Martindale: (706) & (762)<5>

Websites for Martindale ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.walkercochamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Martindale, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Martindale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Martindale - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Martindale ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Martindale.

  • Villanow (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villanow
    • Villanow lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Martindale and is located in Walker County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,058 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villanow
  • Thompsonville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsonville
    • Thompsonville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Martindale and is located in Walker County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,528 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsonville
  • Summerville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
    • Summerville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Martindale and is located in Chattooga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,238 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<7>
  • Chickamauga (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chickamauga
    • Chickamauga lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Martindale and is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,234 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chickamauga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chickamauga<7>
  • Durham (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
    • Durham lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Martindale and is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
  • Valley Head (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Head
    • Valley Head lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Martindale and is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Head
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley Head<7>
  • Lyerly (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyerly
    • Lyerly lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Martindale and is located in Chattooga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyerly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyerly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyerly<7>
  • Hammondville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammondville
    • Hammondville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Martindale and is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 485 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammondville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammondville
  • Menlo (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menlo
    • Menlo lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Martindale and is located in Chattooga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menlo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menlo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menlo<7>
  • Mentone (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mentone
    • Mentone lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Martindale and is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mentone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mentone<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Martindale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Martindale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Martindale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Martindale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Martindale. See our Newspapers Page for Martindale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martindale ...

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

Adding Martindale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Martindale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Martindale was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Martindale on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Martindale

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

The official website for Walker County: www.co.walker.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Walker, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Martindale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martindale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>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- Martindale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martindale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6229, Longitude: -85.3022       In this case, the coordinates for Martindale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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