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Time Zone: Marshall County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Benton is the Seat for Marshall County.

Marshall County was founded in 1842 and was created by taking area from CallowayCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marshall had a population of 31,200 people. This is an increase of 3.57% since the last Census (which gave a population of 30,125 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marshall represented 0.75% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 120 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
201031,448+4.39%+0.79% since 2009
200030,125The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Marshall County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Marshall County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Benton   4,3504,1973.65% increase  
Calvert City   2,7512,7011.85% increase  
Hardin   5725641.42% increase  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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