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Welcome to Marion County ...
Time Zone: Marion County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.
The community of Columbia is the Seat for Marion County.
Marion County was founded in 1811. Marion was created by taking area from Amite, Franklin and Wayne Counties.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Marion had a population of 24,504 people. This is a decrease of 9.54% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,088 people in 2010).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Marion represented 0.91% of the total population of Mississippi.
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023