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

The community of Jasper is the Seat for Marion County.

Marion County was founded in 1817.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marion had a population of 28,068 people. This is an increase of 1.05% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,776 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marion represented 0.49% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 52nd most populous county (out of 95 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
201028,237+1.66%+0.6% since 2009
200828,078+1.09%+0.21% since 2007
200027,776The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
South Pittsburg   3,1043,2955.8% decrease  
Jasper   3,0793,2144.2% decrease  
Whitwell   1,5831,6604.64% decrease  
Kimball   1,3861,3125.64% increase  
Powells Crossroads   1,2561,2862.33% decrease  

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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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