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Time Zone: Marion County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Buena Vista is the Seat for Marion County.

Marion County was founded in 1827. Marion was created by taking area from Lee and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marion had a population of 6,995 people. This is a decrease of 2.09% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,144 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marion represented 0.09% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 143rd most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20108,742+22.37%+24.97% since 2009
20096,995-2.09%-0.23% since 2008
20087,011-1.86%-0.52% since 2007
20007,144The Last Census

More information can be found on the Marion County Census Page for Marion County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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