Marion, Alabama

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Marion, Alabama
City
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: 32°37′58″N 87°19′2″W / 32.63278°N 87.31722°W / 32.63278; -87.31722Coordinates: 32°37′58″N 87°19′2″W / 32.63278°N 87.31722°W / 32.63278; -87.31722
Country United States
State Alabama
County Perry
Area
 • Total 10.7 sq mi (27.7 km2)
 • Land 10.6 sq mi (27.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 374 ft (114 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,686
 • Density 328.1/sq mi (126.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36756
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-46768
GNIS feature ID 0160038

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.

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