Marion McDowell County, North Carolina

Marion: City in McDowell County, North Carolina, U.S.

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Marion is a city located in the county of McDowell in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,838 and a population density of 525 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 7,891 inhabitants.

The city was created 177 years ago in 1843.


Marion is located at 35°41'2"N 82°0'33"W (35.6840100, -82.0092700).

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Marion forecast: A chance of rain showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

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Marion Quick Facts

Population : 7,891 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : McDowell County
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 14.92 km2
Altitude : 1,404 feet / 428 meters
Capital city : Marion is capital of McDowell County
Establishment : January 01, 1844 (177 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:07:09 (2nd August 2021)
Postal code : 28752
Density : 529 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.67% (2010-2019)
Weather : 85℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather


The population of Marion increased by 0.67% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,838 - census
2011 8,116 3.43% estimation process
2012 8,059 -0.71% estimation process
2013 8,013 -0.57% estimation process
2014 7,962 -0.64% estimation process
2015 7,800 -2.08% estimation process
2016 7,711 -1.15% estimation process
2017 7,841 1.66% estimation process
2018 7,892 0.65% estimation process
2019 7,891 -0.01% estimation process

Marion zip code is 28752. County name: McDowell, County fips: 37111

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People born in Marion (9)

People born in Marion, including basketball player and coach Roy Williams, basketball player and coach Morris McHone, judge Linda M. McGee, you can see a list of people who born in Marion.


College & universities near Marion

Code Name City ZIP
198923 McDowell Technical Community College Marion (NC) 28752-8728

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Marion

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (27)

Other cities in McDowell County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McDowell County , NC.

City Name Population Title
West Marion 1,348 Township in McDowell County, North Carolina
Old Fort 924 Human settlement in McDowell County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Marion distances to largest North Carolina cities

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