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Marshall is a city in Lyon County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named after John Marshall, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; another says it was named for Gov. William Rainey Marshall
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Marshall. For links to other places called Marshall, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Marshall is 44.446N. The longitude is -95.788W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,161 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,545.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$37,950
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marshall demographic reports
Marshall is on the Redwood River
Former and merged names include:
· Lake Marshall
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Lyon County Fair - Aug. 10-13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Marshall web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Camden State Park
Historic sites and museums: Lyon County Museum
Colleges and universities: Southwest State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Marshall demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56258 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

31% of Marshall residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marshall ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marshall was $18,588, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

29% of Marshall residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Marshall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.


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Libraries in Marshall include Marshall Lyon County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Marshall include Marshall Independent

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Politics

Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marshall political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Marshall workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Marshall between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Marshall include Americinn of Marshall, Best Western Marshall Inn, Comfort Inn, Super 8.

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