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Welcome to Martinsville ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Martinsville has a population of 12,902 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Martinsville is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Martinsville lies within the (276) area code.

Websites for Martinsville ...

Official Website:   www.ci.martinsville.va.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.martinsville.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Martinsville had an population of 12,902 people. This is a decrease of 6.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Martinsville had a population of 13,821 people.

The population of Martinsville represents 0.17% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,821 people, the population of Martinsville decreased 10.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,416 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Martinsville.

Communities Also Named Martinsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Martinsville: This one is located in and the other is located in Henry County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 21 communities that are also named Martinsville - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Martinsville ...

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

  • Eden [Rockingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2018: 14,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<5>
  • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,243 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<5>
  • Ridgeway [Henry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
    • Ridgeway [Henry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2018: 700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chatmoss [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatmoss have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatmoss
      • Chatmoss [Henry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Martinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatmoss
    • Laurel Park [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
      • Laurel Park [Henry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Martinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
    • Reed Creek Village [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed Creek Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed Creek Village
      • Reed Creek Village [Henry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Martinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed Creek Village
    • Horse Pasture [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horse Pasture have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Pasture
      • Horse Pasture [Henry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Martinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horse Pasture
    • Stanleytown [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanleytown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanleytown
      • Stanleytown [Henry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Martinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanleytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanleytown<5>
    • Bassett [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassett
      • Bassett [Henry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Martinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bassett<5>

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 Martinsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Martinsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Martinsville. 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 Martinsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Martinsville. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Martinsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martinsville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Martinsville: www.ci.martinsville.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Martinsville.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martinsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Martinsville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Martinsville. 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 Martinsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6909, Longitude: -79.8732    
<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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