|City of Martinsburg, West Virginia|
Martinsburg Historic District
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Location of Martinsburg in West Virginia
|- Mayor||George Karos|
|- City||5. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically West Virginia ( is a state in the Appalachian Upland South, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, bordered by List of 55 counties in the US state of West Virginia: List |} See also List of West Virginia county name etymologies Berkeley County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater" is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status 0 sq mi (13. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 1 km²)|
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|Elevation||453 ft (138 m)|
|Population (2006 Estimate)|
|- Density||2,976. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 4/sq mi (1,149. 2/km²)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1542824|
Martinsburg is a city in Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States. A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large Metropolis and its adjacent zone of influence or of more than one closely adjoining neighboring central The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Berkeley County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia. West Virginia ( is a state in the Appalachian Upland South, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, bordered by The United States of America —commonly referred to as the As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the population of Martinsburg was 14,972. A 2006 Census estimate places Martinsburg's population at 16,392 . It is the county seat of Berkeley County and one of the core cities in the Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Berkeley County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia. The Hagerstown Metropolitan Area, officially designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB as Hagerstown-Martinsburg MD-WV Metropolitan Martinsburg was founded in 1778 by General Adam Stephen who named it in honor of Colonel Thomas Bryan Martin, a nephew of Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron. Year 1778 ( MDCCLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or Adam Stephen (c 1721 – 16 July 1791) was a Revolutionary War Major General, who was Cashiered and court martialed as Colonel Thomas Bryan Martin (1731–1798 was an early American Jurist, Legislator, and prominent landowner Thomas Fairfax 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron ( October 22, 1693 &ndash December 9, 1781) was the son of Thomas Fairfax 5th Lord Fairfax It was incorporated by an act of the West Virginia Legislature March 30, 1868. The West Virginia Legislature is the state legislature of the U Year 1868 ( MDCCCLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap It is also home to the 167th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard. The West Virginia Air National Guard is composed of two Airlift units the 130th Airlift Wing based in Charleston, and the 167th Airlift Wing based in Martinsburg and Berkeley County are growing very rapidly from the influx of people moving from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D
Martinsburg is located at .(39. 459207, -77. 967814)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 1 square miles (13. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 1 km²), of which, 5. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 0 square miles (13. 0 km²) of it is land and 0. 04 square miles (0. 1 km²) of it (0. 40%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 14,972 people, 6,684 households, and 3,689 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 2,977. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 4 people per square mile (1,149. 2/km²). There were 7,432 housing units at an average density of 1,478. 0/sq mi (570. 5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 83. 90% White, 11. 63% African American, 0. 40% Native American, 0. 63% Asian, 0. 02% Pacific Islander, 1. 26% from other races, and 2. 17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2. 91% of the population.
There were 6,684 households out of which 24. 9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36. 7% were married couples living together, 13. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44. 8% were non-families. 37. 6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15. 2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 21 and the average family size was 2. 92.
In the city the population was spread out with 23. 1% under the age of 18, 9. 6% from 18 to 24, 28. 7% from 25 to 44, 22. 3% from 45 to 64, and 16. 4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91. 0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88. 6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,495, and the median income for a family was $36,954. Males had a median income of $29,697 versus $22,212 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,314. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 14. 7% of families and 20. 0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 8% of those under age 18 and 15. 1% of those age 65 or over.
Major private employers in and around Martinsburg include Quad/Graphics, EcoLab, Orgill, Quebecor World, Sino-Swearingen, and FedEx. Quad/Graphics is an American Printing company based in Sussex Wisconsin. FedEx Corporation ( is a Logistics services company based in the United States.
The city also houses one of the two Enterprise Computing Centers of the Internal Revenue Service (the other is in Memphis, Tennessee). The Memphis is a City in the southwest corner of Tennessee, and the County seat of Shelby County. The Martinsburg facility process most of the country's electronically filed tax documents from businesses, and about one-third of electronically-filed tax returns. Tax returns in the United States are reports filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS or with the state or local Tax collection agency ( California
Amtrak provides service to Martinsburg. The Martinsburg Amtrak station is a train station in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Doing business as Amtrak, is a Government-owned corporation that was organized on May 1, 1971 The city's passenger rail station is located downtown at 229 East Martin Street. MARC, Maryland's commuter rail system, operates trains on weekdays on its Brunswick Line which terminates in Martinsburg. MARC, prior to 1984 known as Maryland Rail Commuter Service, is a Regional rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area MARC, prior to 1984 known as Maryland Rail Commuter Service, is a Regional rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area Service is provided to Union Station in Washington, D. Union Station is the grand ceremonial Train station designed to be the entrance to Washington D C.