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Welcome to Malta ...

The village of Malta is located in Morgan County<1>.

The location of Malta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Malta: MAHL-tuh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Malta has a population of 640 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Malta.

Malta is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Malta: (740)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Malta had an population of 640 people. This is a decrease of 4.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Malta had a population of 671 people. This makes Malta the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 671 people, the population of Malta decreased 3.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 696 people).

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

Communities Also Named Malta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Malta - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Malta.

Communities near Malta ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Malta.

  • New Lexington [Perry County]
  • Crooksville [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooksville
    • Crooksville [Perry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,476 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooksville<7>
  • South Zanesville [Muskingum County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Zanesville
    • South Zanesville [Muskingum County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Zanesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Zanesville
  • Roseville [Muskingum County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
    • Roseville [Muskingum County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,833 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glouster [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glouster
      • Glouster [Athens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,779 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glouster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glouster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glouster<7>
    • Caldwell [Noble County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caldwell
      • Caldwell [Noble County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caldwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caldwell<7>
    • Beverly [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
      • Beverly [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<7>
    • Philo [Muskingum County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philo
      • Philo [Muskingum County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philo<7>
    • Shawnee [Perry County]
    • Corning [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
      • Corning [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 568 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning<7>

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 Malta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Malta.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Malta. 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 Malta.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Malta. See our Newspapers Page for Malta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malta ...

Looking for more information about Malta? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Malta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Malta.

Adding Malta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Malta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Malta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Malta on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Malta on our Genealogy Page.

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

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Morgan, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Malta. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Malta.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Malta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Malta) 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 Malta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MaltaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6508, Longitude: -81.8638       In this case, the coordinates for Malta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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