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Welcome to Martins Ferry ...

The city of Martins Ferry is located in Belmont County<1>.

The pronunciation of Martins Ferry: MAHR-tihnz<2>

A typical abbreviation for Martins Ferry: Martins Fry. (or less commonly used: Martins Frry.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Martins Ferry for more information about variations on the name of Martins Ferry.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Martins Ferry has a population of 6,517 people<3> (see below for details).

Martins Ferry was established in 1779.

The community of Martins Ferry is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Martins Ferry: (740)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Martins Ferry had an population of 6,517 people. This is a decrease of 5.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Martins Ferry had a population of 6,915 people (which is 9.82% of the total population of Belmont County). This makes Martins Ferry the county's most populous community.

The population of Martins Ferry represents 0.06% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,915 people, the population of Martins Ferry decreased 4.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,226 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Martins Ferry.

Communities Also Named Martins Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Martins Ferry - they are located in California, Georgia (3) and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Martins Ferry ...

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

  • Steubenville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steubenville
    • Steubenville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Martins Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,753 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steubenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steubenville<6>
  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundsville
    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Martins Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<6>
  • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County]
  • Wintersville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wintersville
    • Wintersville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Martins Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,669 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wintersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wintersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wintersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shadyside [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadyside
      • Shadyside [Belmont County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Martins Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadyside have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadyside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shadyside<6>
    • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mingo Junction
      • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Martins Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mingo Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mingo Junction<6>
    • Cadiz [Harrison County]
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      • Cadiz [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Martins Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadiz
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cadiz<6>
    • Follansbee [Brooke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Follansbee
      • Follansbee [Brooke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Martins Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Follansbee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Follansbee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Follansbee<6>
    • Wellsburg [Brooke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsburg
      • Wellsburg [Brooke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Martins Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,530 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsburg<6>
    • McMechen [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMechen
      • McMechen [Marshall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Martins Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMechen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMechen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McMechen<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Martins Ferry. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Martins Ferry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martins Ferry ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Belmont County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Belmont County: www.belmontcountyohio.org/

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 Belmont, 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 Martins Ferry. 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 Martins Ferry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martins Ferry - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Martins Ferry) 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 Martins Ferry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Martins Ferry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martins Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0974, Longitude: -80.7250    
<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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