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Welcome to Murray City ...

The village of Murray City is located in Hocking County.

The location of Murray City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Murray City: MUR-ee<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Murray City has a population of 441 people<3> (see below for details).

Murray City is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Murray City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Murray City: (740)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Murray City had a population of 449 people. This makes Murray City the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 449 people, the population of Murray City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 452 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Murray City had an population of 441 people. This is a decrease of 1.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.43% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Murray City.

Communities near Murray City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Murray City and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Albany   [Map]   907   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,214   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bremen   [Map]   1,441   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chauncey   [Map]   1,049   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crooksville   [Map]   2,491   N   18 miles [29 km]
Glouster   [Map]   1,804   E   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

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 Murray City. 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 Murray City. 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 Murray City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murray City ...

Looking for more information about Murray City? 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 Murray City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Murray City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hocking County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hocking County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

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 Murray City. 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 Murray City.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murray City - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Murray City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Murray City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Murray City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murray City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5097, Longitude: -82.1677     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Murray City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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