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Welcome to Marcus ...

The town of Marcus is located on Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake (central Washington state).

Marcus is located in Stevens County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marcus has a population of 172 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Marcus.

The community of Marcus is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Marcus lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Marcus: (509)

The ZIP code for Marcus: 99151<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marcus had an population of 172 people. This is a decrease of 6.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marcus had a population of 183 people. This makes Marcus the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 183 people, the population of Marcus increased 56.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 117 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Marcus.

Communities Also Named Marcus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Marcus - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Marcus.

Communities near Marcus ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Marcus.

  • Colville [Stevens County]
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    • Colville [Stevens County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Marcus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,828 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colville<6>
  • Barstow [Ferry County]
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    • Barstow [Ferry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Marcus
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  • Pinkney City [Stevens County]
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    • Pinkney City [Stevens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Marcus
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinkney City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Marble [Stevens County]
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    • Marble [Stevens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Marcus
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orient [Ferry County]
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      • Orient [Ferry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Marcus
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    • Rice [Stevens County]
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      • Rice [Stevens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Marcus
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    • Daisy [Stevens County]
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      • Daisy [Stevens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Marcus
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    • Northport [Stevens County]
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      • Northport [Stevens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Marcus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northport<6>
    • Spirit [Stevens County]
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      • Spirit [Stevens County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Marcus
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    • Addy [Stevens County]

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 Marcus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marcus.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Marcus. 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 Marcus.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marcus. See our Newspapers Page for Marcus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marcus ...

Looking for more information about Marcus? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Marcus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Marcus.

Adding Marcus to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Marcus in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Marcus was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Marcus on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Stevens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marcus.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marcus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Marcus). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Marcus or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marcus) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Marcus. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MarcusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marcus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6642, Longitude: -118.0657    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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