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(Red River Parish)

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Welcome to Martin ...

The village of Martin is located in Red River Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Martin has a population of 564 people<2> (see below for details).

Martin is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Martin: (318)

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (which had a count of 625 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Martin had an population of 564 people. This is a decrease of 5.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.76% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Martin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Coushatta   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Martin

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Martin

Located in Bienville Parish

Campti   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Martin

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Goldonna   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Martin

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Hall Summit   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Martin

Ashland   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Martin

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Saline   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Martin

Located in Bienville Parish

Lucky   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Martin

Located in Bienville Parish

Castor   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Martin

Located in Bienville Parish

Edgefield   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Martin

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

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 Martin. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

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>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>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0982, Longitude: -93.2193     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Martin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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