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Welcome to Martin ...

Martin is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

Martin is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Martin: (601) & (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Martin ...

While we believe that this Martin is located in Lauderdale County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Martin. Those communities are located in the following counties: Claiborne and Pike County.

Beyond Mississippi, 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), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland, Michigan (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.

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,011 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<5>
  • Union [Newton County]
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    • Union [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<5>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
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    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,733 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<5>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
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    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Martin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,482 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • De Kalb [Kemper County]
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      • De Kalb [Kemper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Martin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Kalb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Kalb<5>
    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Martin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Chunky [Newton County]
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      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Martin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<5>
    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suqualena
      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Martin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suqualena
    • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Martin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey
    • Daleville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
      • Daleville [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Martin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville

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.

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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 Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lauderdale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>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- 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 MartinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5496, Longitude: -88.8451    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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