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Welcome to New Martinsville ...

The city of New Martinsville is located in Wetzel County<1> and is the County Seat for Wetzel County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Martinsville has a population of 5,118 people<3> (see below for details).

New Martinsville is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for New Martinsville: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Martinsville had an population of 5,118 people. This is a decrease of 4.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Martinsville had a population of 5,366 people (or 32.36% of the total population of Wetzel County). This makes New Martinsville the county's most populous community.

The population of New Martinsville represents 0.29% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,366 people, the population of New Martinsville decreased 10.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,984 people).

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

Communities near New Martinsville ...

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

  • Woodsfield [Monroe County]
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    • Woodsfield [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of New Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodsfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodsfield<7>
  • Powhatan Point [Belmont County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powhatan Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powhatan Point
    • Powhatan Point [Belmont County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of New Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan Point<7>
  • Sistersville [Tyler County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sistersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sistersville
    • Sistersville [Tyler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of New Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sistersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sistersville<7>
  • Matamoras [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matamoras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matamoras
    • Matamoras [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of New Martinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 865 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matamoras
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middlebourne [Tyler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlebourne
      • Middlebourne [Tyler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of New Martinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlebourne<7>
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of New Martinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 482 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<7>
    • Beallsville [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beallsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beallsville
      • Beallsville [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of New Martinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 380 people
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    • Clarington [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarington
      • Clarington [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of New Martinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 363 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarington
    • Littleton [Wetzel County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleton
      • Littleton [Wetzel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of New Martinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleton
    • Jerusalem [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerusalem
      • Jerusalem [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of New Martinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 150 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Martinsville. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Martinsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Martinsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Wetzel, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Martinsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Martinsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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- New Martinsville) 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 New Martinsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Martinsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Martinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6450, Longitude: -80.8626       In this case, the coordinates for New Martinsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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