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Martins Ferry, Ohio
Welcome to Martins Ferry ...
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 6,513 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
Martins Ferry is within the boundaries of the (740) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Martins Ferry had an population of 6,513 people. This is a decrease of 5.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.87% 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 (which had 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.
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.
Adding Martins Ferry to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Martins Ferry 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 Martins Ferry was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Martins Ferry on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Martins Ferry on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022