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Marshall is a town in Parke County.
One tradition says the community was named after John Marshall, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; another says it was named for Mahlon Marshall, who donated land for the townsite
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Marshall. For links to other places called Marshall, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Marshall is 39.848N. The longitude is -87.187W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 364.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marshall demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Parke 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 47859 ZIP code.
12% of Marshall residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marshall ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marshall was $12,889, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Marshall residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Marshall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $571.
Parke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marshall political report.
The average commute time for Marshall workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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