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The location of Marshall

Welcome to Marshall ...

The city of Marshall is located in Lyon County and is the County Seat for Lyon County.

The location of Marshall has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Marshall refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Marshallite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Marshall has a population of 13,530 people<3> (see below for details).

Marshall is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Marshall: (507)

The ZIP code for Marshall: 56258<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marshall had a population of 13,680 people (which is 52.91% of the total population of Lyon County). This makes Marshall the county's most populous community.

The population of Marshall represents 0.26% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,680 people, the population of Marshall increased 7.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,735 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Marshall had an population of 13,530 people. This is a decrease of 1.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Marshall ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Marshall - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky (3), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Marshall.

Websites for Marshall ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Marshall, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Marshall. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Marshall. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marshall. Our list includes 14 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Marshall:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marshall ...

Looking for more information about Marshall? 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 Marshall, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marshall.

Communities near Marshall ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Tracy   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Marshall

Minneota   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Marshall

Cottonwood   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Marshall

Balaton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Marshall

Wood Lake   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Marshall

Located in Yellow Medicine County

Ghent   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Marshall

Russell   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Marshall

Vesta   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Marshall

Located in Redwood County

Hanley Falls   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Marshall

Located in Yellow Medicine County

Milroy   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Marshall

Located in Redwood County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Marshall.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Lyon County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Marshall. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lyon County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Marshall refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Marshall may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marshall.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marshall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Marshall). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Marshall or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marshall) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Marshall. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marshall

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marshall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4478, Longitude: -95.7885     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marshall have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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