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

The community of Jefferson is the Seat for Marion County.

Marion County was founded in 1860 and was created by taking area from CassCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marion had a population of 10,306 people. This is a decrease of 5.8% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,941 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marion represented 0.05% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 161st most populous county (out of 254 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
201010,546-3.61%+2.33% since 2009
200910,306-5.8%-1.1% since 2008
200810,421-4.75%-2.14% since 2007
200010,941The Last Census

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


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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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