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Welcome to Martindale ...

Martindale is located in Lancaster County<1>.

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

Martindale is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Martindale is within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Martindale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Martindale: This one is located in Lancaster County and the other is located in Cambria County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 14 communities that are also named Martindale - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Quebec, South Carolina, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Martindale ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Martindale.

  • Reading
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reading
    • Reading lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Martindale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<5>
  • Lancaster
  • Ephrata
  • Coatesville
  • Wyomissing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyomissing
    • Wyomissing lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Martindale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyomissing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<5>
  • Lititz
  • Millersville
  • New Holland
  • Shillington
  • Birdsboro

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Martindale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Martindale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Martindale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Martindale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Martindale. See our Newspapers Page for Martindale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martindale ...

Looking for more information about Martindale? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Martindale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Martindale.

Adding Martindale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Martindale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Martindale was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Martindale.

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.co.lancaster.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lancaster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martindale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Martindale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martindale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1532, Longitude: -76.0886       In this case, the coordinates for Martindale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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