Marion, Alabama

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Marion, Alabama
Perry County courthouse in Marion
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
 • 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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