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Welcome to Martin ...

The city of Martin is located in Floyd County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Martin has a population of 551 people<3> (see below for details).

Martin was established in 1920.

The community of Martin is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Martin is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Martin: 41649<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Martin had an population of 551 people. This is a decrease of 13.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Martin had a population of 634 people. This makes Martin the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Martin represents 0.01% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 276th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 634 people, the population of Martin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 633 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Martin.

Communities Also Named Martin ...

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

Beyond Kentucky, there are 48 communities that are also named Martin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland, Michigan (3), Mississippi (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Martin ...

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

  • Pikeville [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
    • Pikeville [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pikeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<7>
  • Paintsville [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paintsville
    • Paintsville [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paintsville<7>
  • Prestonsburg [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prestonsburg
    • Prestonsburg [Floyd County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prestonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prestonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prestonsburg<7>
  • Coal Run Village [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Run Village
    • Coal Run Village [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Run Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Run Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pippa Passes [Knott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pippa Passes
      • Pippa Passes [Knott County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Martin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pippa Passes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pippa Passes
    • Wheelwright [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheelwright
      • Wheelwright [Floyd County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Martin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelwright
    • Wayland [Floyd County]
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      • Wayland [Floyd County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Martin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Dwale [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dwale
      • Dwale [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Martin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dwale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dwale
    • Eastern [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastern
      • Eastern [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Martin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastern
    • Watergap [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watergap
      • Watergap [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Martin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watergap

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 Martin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Martin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Martin. 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 Martin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martin ...

Looking for more information about Martin? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Martin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Martin.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Floyd, 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 Martin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Martin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Martin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Martin) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Martin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MartinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5685, Longitude: -82.7587       In this case, the coordinates for Martin 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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