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Welcome to Marietta ...

The city of Marietta is located in Washington County<1> and is the County Seat for Washington County.

The pronunciation of Marietta: MARE-ee-EH-tuh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marietta has a population of 13,356 people<3> (see below for details).

Marietta was established in 1788.

The community of Marietta is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Marietta lies within the (740) area code.

Websites for Marietta ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.mariettachamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Marietta, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marietta had an population of 13,356 people. This is a decrease of 5.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marietta had a population of 14,085 people (which is 22.8% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Marietta the county's most populous community.

The population of Marietta represents 0.12% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,085 people, the population of Marietta decreased 2.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,515 people).

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

Adding Marietta to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Marietta elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Marietta on a George F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Communities Also Named Marietta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Marietta - they are located in Alabama, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Marietta ...

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

  • Parkersburg [Wood County]
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    • Parkersburg [Wood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,306 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkersburg<6>
  • Vienna [Wood County]
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    • Vienna [Wood County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<6>
  • Belpre [Washington County]
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    • Belpre [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,386 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belpre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belpre<6>
  • Saint Marys [Pleasants County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
    • Saint Marys [Pleasants County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,772 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beverly [Washington County]
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      • Beverly [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<6>
    • Belmont [Pleasants County]
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      • Belmont [Pleasants County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • North Hills [Wood County]
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      • North Hills [Wood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 774 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hills
    • Lowell [Washington County]
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      • Lowell [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<6>
    • Macksburg [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macksburg
      • Macksburg [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 182 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macksburg<6>
    • Dexter City [Noble County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dexter City
      • Dexter City [Noble County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter City

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marietta. Our list includes 53 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Marietta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marietta ...

Looking for more information about Marietta? 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 Marietta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marietta.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.oh.us/

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 Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Marietta. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marietta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marietta - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marietta) 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 Marietta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marietta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marietta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4162, Longitude: -81.4534    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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