Marion, Virginia

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Town of Marion, Virginia
The Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia.
The Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia.
Motto(s): 
Your Home In The Heart of the Highlands
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 36°50′N 81°31′W / 36.833°N 81.517°W / 36.833; -81.517Coordinates: 36°50′N 81°31′W / 36.833°N 81.517°W / 36.833; -81.517
Country United States
State Virginia
CountySmyth
Government
 • MayorDavid Helms
Area
 • Total10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
 • Land10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
 • Water0.0 km2 (0.0 sq mi)
Elevation
662 m (2,172 ft)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total6,349
 • Density590.1/km2 (1,528/sq mi)
 U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Population Estimates
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
24354
Area code(s)276
FIPS code51-49464[1]
GNIS feature ID1498513[2]
Websitehttp://www.marionva.org/

Marion, Virginia is a town of Virginia in the United States. It is the county seat of Smyth County. The town is named for American Revolutionary War officer Francis Marion.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.