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Martins Ferry, Ohio

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The city of Martins Ferry is located in Belmont County.

The location of Martins Ferry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<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 2017, Martins Ferry has a population of 6,659 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 ...

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 (that had a count of 7,226 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Martins Ferry had an population of 6,659 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Martins Ferry ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cadiz   [Map]   3,209   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Mingo Junction   [Map]   3,262   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Clairsville   [Map]   5,049   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shadyside   [Map]   3,612   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Steubenville   [Map]   18,003   N   18 miles [29 km]
Wintersville   [Map]   3,727   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Martins Ferry. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Martins Ferry. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Martins Ferry.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martins Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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 for your convenience: 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: 40.1017, Longitude: -80.7253     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Martins Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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