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Murray City
Hocking County, Ohio

ZipCodes
43144




Page Contents for Murray City, Ohio

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Historical Events



Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Murray City is approximately 499 1990, 449 2010.
The approximate number of families is 235 1990, 175 2010.
The amount of land area in Murray City is 0.694 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Murray City to Washington DC is 295 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 57 miles. (as the crow flies)
Murray City is positioned 39.51 degrees north of the equator and 82.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southeast Ohio
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History & History Related Items

Murray City Train Depot
Reswtoration project. First opened to the public as a historical museum on Memorial Day Weekend in 2001

History of Murray City - a coal mine town. statistics, census, pictures and more.
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Attractions

Murray city's biggest claim to fame is that it was once large enough to have its own football team,. the Murray City Tigers who earned their way into the football hall of fame. The town celebrates this feat every year. The Hall of fame festival occurs the first week in January.
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Murray City Historical Events

1940's
Just a bit of trivia about Murray City
My Mother's name is Florence Corwin, her maiden name was Martin. Her parents were Minne and Roy Darby Martin. I was told that my grandfather Darby was the mayor of Murray City in the early 40's. I was named after him Darby. They lived in Salem Hollow, Jobes, and Pittsburg Hollow during my mothers early days. She went to Murray City High School and is believed to be the last of the living of her graduating class, Her older brother Gearld also graduated from the High School, Gearld is deceased now. I remember visiting my grandparents when they lived in Murray City. At that time, they lived upstairs above a store of some type in the north end of town on the main street.
Submitted by Darby Corwin

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