Marion, Alabama

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Marion, Alabama
Perry County courthouse in Marion
Perry County courthouse in Marion
Location in Perry County and the state of Alabama
Location in Perry County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 32°37′58″N 87°19′2″W / 32.63278°N 87.31722°W / 32.63278; -87.31722
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyPerry
Area
 • Total10.7 sq mi (27.7 km2)
 • Land10.6 sq mi (27.4 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation
374 ft (114 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,686
 • Density328.1/sq mi (126.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36756
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-46768
GNIS feature ID0160038

Marion is the county seat of Perry County, Alabama[1]. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 3,686. The city was first called Muckle Ridge. It was renamed after a hero of the American Revolution, Francis Marion.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.