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Welcome to Marion ...
The location of Marion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Marion refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Marionite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Marion has a population of 5,659 people<3> (see below for details).
Marion is 2,120 feet [646 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Marion is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Marion lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Marion: (276)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Marion had a population of 5,968 people (or 18.53% of the total population of Smyth County). This makes Marion the county's most populous community.
The population of Marion represents 0.07% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,968 people, the population of Marion decreased 6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,349 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Marion had an population of 5,659 people. This is a decrease of 5.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.87% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Marion.
Communities near Marion ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, Mississippi, 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, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Marion.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Marion:
Websites for Marion ...
Official Website: www.marionva.org/
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 ...
The official website for Marion: www.marionva.org/
The official website for Smyth County: www.smythcounty.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019