Marion County, Iowa

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Marion County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,309.[1] The county seat is Knoxville.[2] It was founded in 1845 and named for Francis Marion, a brigadier general from South Carolina in the American Revolutionary War.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 200.

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