Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

Map of Martin County, Kentucky

Martin county is in the Eastern Coal Field region of Kentucky. The elevation in the county ranges from 550 to 1606 feet above sea level.

It was formed in 1870 from Floyd, Johnson, Lawrence, and Pike counties. The county seat is Inez.

In 2020 the county population was 11,287 in a land area of 229.61 square miles, an average of 49.2 people per square mile.

The equine population was not available in the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.

Martin county is in the Big Sandy Area Development District. It is in the Appalachian region according to the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Martin county was named to honor John Preston Martin, who served in the Kentucky house and senate and in the United States Senate.

Census Census Data Martin County Seat Martin County Overview Google Map County Map Historical Markers National Register Cooperative Extension Inez, Kentucky Warfield, Kentucky Lawrence County, Kentucky Johnson County, Kentucky Floyd County, Kentucky Pike County, Kentucky State of West Virginia

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