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Martinsburg, Ohio
(Meigs County)

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Welcome to Martinsburg ...

So far, we have found very little information about Martinsburg. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Martinsburg to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Martinsburg, please Contact Us.

The pronunciation of Martinsburg: MAHR-tihnz-berg<2>

Martinsburg would have been located within present day Meigs County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Martinsburg is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Martinsburg was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Martinsburg would have been located in the (740) area code.

Communities near Martinsburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Albany   [Map]   891   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,341   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,462   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
McArthur   [Map]   1,645   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middleport   [Map]   2,465   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pomeroy   [Map]   1,814   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Martinsburg ...

While we believe that this Martinsburg is located in Meigs County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Martinsburg. Those communities are located in the following counties: Columbiana and Knox County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 16 communities that are also named Martinsburg - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Martinsburg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Martinsburg. 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 Martinsburg.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Martinsburg:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Martinsburg no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Martinsburg, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martinsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Martinsburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Martinsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martinsburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1065, Longitude: -82.2193     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Martinsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Martinsburg.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Martinsburg.