Marion, Virginia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Town of Marion, Virginia
Town
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
County Smyth
Government
 • Mayor David Helms
Area
 • Total 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
 • Land 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
 • Water 0.0 km2 (0.0 sq mi)
Elevation 662 m (2,172 ft)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,349
 • Density 590.1/km2 (1,528/sq mi)
  U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Population Estimates
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24354
Area code(s) 276
FIPS code 51-49464[1]
GNIS feature ID 1498513[2]
Website http://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]