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Marion is a city in Crittenden County, in the Memphis metro area.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named after Gen. Francis Marion, Revolutionary War hero
The latitude of Marion is 35.214N. The longitude is -90.196W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 226 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,108.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marion demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crittenden County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Memphis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72364 ZIP code.
8% of Marion residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marion ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marion was $19,074, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Marion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Marion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.
Libraries in Marion include Woolfolk Library ... View libraries
Crittenden County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marion political report.
The average commute time for Marion workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Marion include Best Western Regency Motor Inn.
Marion, ARPros: Friendliness of people and businesses...
Cons: Relies to much on MemphisWest Memphis for its future
This is a good place to go to church and spend the afternoon with family.Blog about Marion
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