Martinsburg, West Virginia
City in and the seat of Berkeley County, West Virginia, in the tip of the state's Eastern Panhandle region in the lower Shenandoah Valley.- Martinsburg, West Virginia
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Adam Stephen (c.
1718 – 16 July 1791) was a Scottish-born American doctor and military officer who helped found what became Martinsburg, West Virginia.
The Great Railroad Strike of 1877, sometimes referred to as the Great Upheaval, began on July 14 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) cut wages for the third time in a year.
Eastern of the two panhandles in the U.S. state of West Virginia; the other is the Northern Panhandle.
Berkeley also includes the Panhandle's largest city, Martinsburg, with a 2010 census population of 17,227.
Located in the Shenandoah Valley in the Eastern Panhandle region of West Virginia in the United States.
The county is part of the Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.
That year he also set aside land for his personal use at Swan Pond Manor (located near present-day Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia).
The Hagerstown–Martinsburg Metropolitan Area, officially designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as Hagerstown–Martinsburg, Maryland–West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), constitutes the primary cities of Hagerstown, Maryland, Martinsburg, West Virginia, and surrounding areas in three counties: Washington County, Maryland, Berkeley County, West Virginia, and Morgan County, West Virginia.
The first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in 1830.
The connection at Harpers Ferry with the Winchester and Potomac Railroad, running southwest to Winchester, Virginia, opened in 1837, then the line northwest to Martinsburg in May 1842; Hancock in June 1842; and Cumberland, Maryland, on November 5, 1842, for some years the end of the line.
Geographic valley and cultural region of western Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia in the United States.
Known native settlements within the Valley were few, but included the Shawnee occupying the region around Winchester, and Tuscarora around what is now Martinsburg, West Virginia.
County seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States, situated along the Monongahela River.
Of the 10 largest cities in West Virginia, only Morgantown and Martinsburg have shown positive population growth since the 2010 census, with Morgantown growing from 29,660 to a 2012 estimate of 31,000.
Confederate spy in the American Civil War.
Isabella Maria Boyd was born on May 9, 1844, in Martinsburg, Virginia (now part of West Virginia).