Place:Marion, West Virginia, United States

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Marion County is a county located in the State of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,418. Its county seat is Fairmont. Marion County was named in honor of General Francis Marion, known in history as "The Swamp Fox".

Timeline

Date Event Source
1842 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1842 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1842 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1842 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1842 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1863 Effective date for move from Virginia to West Virginia Source:Wikipedia

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 10,552
1860 12,722
1870 12,107
1880 17,198
1890 20,721
1900 32,430
1910 42,794
1920 54,571
1930 66,655
1940 68,683
1950 71,521
1960 63,717
1970 61,356
1980 65,789
1990 57,249

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