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New Martinsville, West Virginia

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Welcome to New Martinsville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, New Martinsville has a population of 5,181 people<1> (see below for details).

New Martinsville is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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)<3>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, New Martinsville had an population of 5,181 people. This is a decrease of 3.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near New Martinsville ...

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

Community   2016
Beallsville (OH)   [Map]   393   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clarington (OH)   [Map]   373   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]   159   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   881   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,566   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   2,320   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 New Martinsville. 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 New Martinsville. 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 New Martinsville. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for New Martinsville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) New Martinsville. 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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Martinsville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Martinsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for New Martinsville.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from New Martinsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New 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 New Martinsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Martinsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Martinsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6450, Longitude: -80.8626     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Martinsville 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 New Martinsville.