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Welcome to Marion ...
The location of Marion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Marion refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Marionite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Marion has a population of 1,495 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Marion.
Marion is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Marion lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Marion: (601) and (769)<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marion had an population of 1,495 people. This is an increase of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.56% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Marion had a population of 1,479 people. This makes Marion the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Marion represents 0.05% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,479 people, the population of Marion increased 13.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,305 people).
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), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, 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.
Communities near Marion ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Marion.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Marion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marion.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Marion. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Marion.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marion. See our Newspapers 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Marion. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021