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Martinsburg, Ohio
(Meigs County)

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The location of Martinsburg

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.

Martinsburg would have been located within present day Meigs County.

The location of Martinsburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Martinsburg: MAHR-tihnz-berg<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Martinsburg is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<6>
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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Martinsburg. 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 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 ...

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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 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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<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Martinsburg. 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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<4>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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<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 from Point A (ie- Martinsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martinsburg. The point we use 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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<6>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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