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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

If Martinsburg still existed, it would have been in the (740) area code.

Communities near Martinsburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Martinsburg and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Albany   [Map]   907   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,214   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,432   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
McArthur   [Map]   1,653   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middleport   [Map]   2,446   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pomeroy   [Map]   1,790   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:

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ohio

About Meigs County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Ohio: www.ohio.gov/



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 starting from Martinsburg. A straight line distance ignores things 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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