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Welcome to Martin ...

The city of Martin is located in Floyd County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Martin has a population of 570 people<1> (see below for details).

Martin was established in 1920.

The community of Martin is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Martin is within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Martin: 41649<3>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 633 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Martin had an population of 570 people. This is a decrease of 10.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Martin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Martin and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Coal Run Village   [Map]   1,526   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dwale   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Eastern   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Paintsville   [Map]   4,082   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pikeville   [Map]   6,685   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pippa Passes   [Map]   661   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Martin. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Martin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Martin. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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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.

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Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Floyd County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: www.kentucky.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Martin.

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

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Martin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Martin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5685, Longitude: -82.7587     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Martin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Martin.



 
 
 

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