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Martin, Louisiana
(Red River Parish)

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Welcome to Martin ...

The village of Martin is located in Red River Parish<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 554 people<3> (see below for details).

Martin is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Martin: (318)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Martin had an population of 554 people. This is a decrease of 6.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Martin had a population of 594 people (or 6.53% of the total population of Red River Parish). This makes Martin the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Martin represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 220th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 594 people, the population of Martin decreased 4.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 625 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 Louisiana communities named Martin: This one is located in Red River Parish and the other is located in Plaquemines Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 48 communities that are also named Martin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (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.

  • Coushatta [Red River Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coushatta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coushatta
    • Coushatta [Red River Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Martin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,787 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coushatta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coushatta<6>
  • Ringgold [Bienville Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringgold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ringgold
    • Ringgold [Bienville Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Martin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringgold
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ringgold<6>
  • Campti [Natchitoches Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campti have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campti
    • Campti [Natchitoches Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Martin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,047 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campti
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campti<6>
  • Goldonna [Natchitoches Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldonna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldonna
    • Goldonna [Natchitoches Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Martin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldonna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldonna<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hall Summit [Red River Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall Summit
      • Hall Summit [Red River Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Martin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit<6>
    • Saline [Bienville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saline
      • Saline [Bienville Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Martin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saline
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saline<6>
    • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Martin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Lucky [Bienville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucky
      • Lucky [Bienville Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Martin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 256 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucky
    • Castor [Bienville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castor
      • Castor [Bienville Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Martin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castor<6>
    • Edgefield [Red River Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgefield
      • Edgefield [Red River Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Martin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgefield

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Red River Parish

About Louisiana

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 Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Red River, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0982, Longitude: -93.2193       In this case, the coordinates for Martin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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