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Murray City, Ohio

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Welcome to Murray City ...

The pronunciation of Murray City: MUR-ee<1>

The village of Murray City is located in Hocking County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Murray City has a population of 438 people<2> (see below for details).

Murray City is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Murray City is within the boundaries of the (740) area code.

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 (that had a count of 452 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Murray City had an population of 438 people. This is a decrease of 2.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Murray City ...

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

Community   2016
Albany   [Map]   891   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,341   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bremen   [Map]   1,434   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chauncey   [Map]   1,036   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crooksville   [Map]   2,497   N   18 miles [29 km]
Glouster   [Map]   1,793   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Murray City. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Murray City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Murray City. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

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:

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Murray City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Murray City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murray City. The point that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Murray City.