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Welcome to Marion ...
The city of Marion is located in Linn County.
The location of Marion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Marion refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Marionite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Marion has a population of 39,979 people<3> (see below for details).
Marion is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Marion lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Marion is within the (319) area code.
The ZIP code for Marion: 52302<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Marion had a population of 34,768 people (or 16.46% of the total population of Linn County). This makes Marion the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Marion represents 1.14% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 34,768 people, the population of Marion increased 32.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 26,294 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Marion had an population of 39,979 people. This is an increase of 14.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.05% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Marion.
Communities Also Named Marion ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Marion - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Marion.
Websites for Marion ...
Official Website: www.cityofmarion.org/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Marion:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marion ...
Looking for more information about Marion? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Marion, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marion.
Communities near Marion ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Marion
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Marion
Located in Jones County
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Marion
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Marion
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Marion
Located in Johnson County
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Marion
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Marion
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Marion
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Marion
Located in Benton County
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Marion
Located in Benton County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Marion.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Marion: www.cityofmarion.org/
The official website for Linn County: www.co.linn.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Nov 2019