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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Martinsville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Martinsville and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Martinsville:
    • 42.721450, -78.132788
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Martinsville
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Martinsville ...

We have found 21 communities that share the name Martinsville.

There is one other community in New York which is also named Martinsville.

Beyond New York, we know of another twenty communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In New York ...
    • Niagara County
      • This Martinsville is located in Niagara County and lies 42 miles [67.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Niagara County community of Martinsville.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Illinois
      • Clark County
      • This Martinsville is located in Clark County and lies 558 miles [898 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Martinsville.
    • Indiana
      • Morgan County
      • This Martinsville is located in Morgan County and lies 487 miles [783.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Martinsville.
    • Kentucky
      • Knott County
      • This Martinsville is located in Knott County and lies 449 miles [722.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knott County community of Martinsville.
      • Warren County
      • This Martinsville is located in Warren County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km] to the southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Martinsville.
    • Maine
      • Knox County
      • This Martinsville is located in Knox County and lies 454 miles [730.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Martinsville.
    • Michigan
      • Wayne County
      • This Martinsville is located in Wayne County and lies 274 miles [441 km]<1> to the west of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Martinsville.
    • Mississippi
      • Copiah County
      • This Martinsville is located in Copiah County and lies 1,010 miles [1,625.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Copiah County community of Martinsville.
    • Missouri
      • Harrison County
      • This Martinsville is located in Harrison County and lies 843 miles [1,356.7 km]<1> to the west of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Martinsville.
    • Montana
      • Valley County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Valley County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Valley County community of Martinsville.
    • Nebraska
      • Hall County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Hall County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hall County community of Martinsville.
    • New Jersey
      • Somerset County
      • This Martinsville is located in Somerset County and lies 235 miles [378.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Martinsville.
    • Ohio
      • Clinton County
      • This Martinsville is located in Clinton County and lies 377 miles [606.7 km]<1> to the southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Martinsville.
      • Holmes County
      • This Martinsville is located in Holmes County and lies 241 miles [387.9 km] to the southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holmes County community of Martinsville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lancaster County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Martinsville [Lancaster County].
      • York County
      • This Martinsville is located in York County and lies 209 miles [336.4 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Martinsville.
    • South Carolina
      • Spartanburg County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Martinsville [Spartanburg County].
    • Texas
      • Nacogdoches County
      • This Martinsville is located in Nacogdoches County and lies 1,174 miles [1,889.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nacogdoches County community of Martinsville.
    • Virginia
      • Henry County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Martinsville [Henry County].
      • Martinsville City
      • This Martinsville is located in Martinsville City and lies 426 miles [685.6 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Martinsville City community of Martinsville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Dane County
      • This Martinsville is located in Dane County and lies 579 miles [931.8 km]<1> to the west of the Martinsville that is located in Wyoming County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dane County community of Martinsville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Martinsville ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Beehive Crossing [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beehive Crossing
    • Beehive Crossing [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Martinsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beehive Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beehive Crossing
  • Buffalo Corners [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Corners
    • Buffalo Corners [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Martinsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Corners
  • Dale [Wyoming County]
  • Dutch Flats [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutch Flats
    • Dutch Flats [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Martinsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutch Flats have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutch Flats
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    • Halls Corner [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halls Corner
      • Halls Corner [Wyoming County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halls Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halls Corner
    • Hardys [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardys
      • Hardys [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardys have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardys
    • Hermitage [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermitage
      • Hermitage [Wyoming County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermitage have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermitage
    • Lambs Corner [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lambs Corner
      • Lambs Corner [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lambs Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lambs Corner
    • Millers Crossing [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Crossing
      • Millers Crossing [Wyoming County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millers Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Crossing
    • Rock Glen [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Glen
      • Rock Glen [Wyoming County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Glen
    • Saltvale [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltvale
      • Saltvale [Wyoming County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltvale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltvale
    • Silver Lake [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
      • Silver Lake [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Lake
    • Silver Springs [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Springs
      • Silver Springs [Wyoming County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Martinsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Springs<5>
    • Sucker Brook [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sucker Brook
      • Sucker Brook [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Martinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sucker Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sucker Brook
    • Wyoming [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyoming
      • Wyoming [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Martinsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyoming
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyoming<5>

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Martinsville. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Francis Bellamy     (Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance')
      • Full name: Francis Julius Bellamy
      • Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance'. He was born in Mount Morris (NY) on May 18, 1855 (a Friday) and died in Tampa (FL) on August 28, 1931 (a Friday) at the age of 76. He is buried at Rome Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
      • Mount Morris is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Martinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Francis Bellamy<6>
    • Paul Cook, Jr.     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/09/13:1891/07/16)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/09/13:1891/07/16. He was born in Caledonia (NY) on May 5, 1863 (a Tueday) and died in Rochester (NY) on May 25, 1905 (a Thursday) at the age of 42. He is buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Caledonia is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Martinsville.
      • Rochester is located 39 miles [62.8 km] to the northeast of Martinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Cook, Jr.<6>
    • Emma Lampert Cooper     (Artist)
      • Artist. She was born in Nunda (NY) on February 24, 1855 (a Saturday) and died in Pittsford (NY) on July 30, 1920 (a Friday) at the age of 65. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • Nunda is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Martinsville.
      • Pittsford is located 40 miles [64.4 km] to the northeast of Martinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emma Lampert Cooper<6>
    • Hiram Bond Everest     (Inventor)
    • Gladys Hulette     (Actress)
    • William Muldoon     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Caneadea (NY) on May 25, 1852 (a Tueday) and died in Purchase (NY) on June 3, 1933 (a Saturday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Caneadea is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Martinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Muldoon<6>
    • Frances E. Willard     (Social reformer)

How Far From Martinsville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Martinsville to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Martinsville and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Warsaw, which is the Seat of Wyoming County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 221 miles [355.7 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Martinsville to Albany, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 270 miles [434.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,780 miles [9,302 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,502 miles [10,464 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,378 miles [7,045.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Martinsville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7214, Longitude: -78.1328       In this case, the coordinates for Martinsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Martinsville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Martinsville could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>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.
<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 Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Martinsville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.271 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.467 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.672 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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