Place:Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States

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NameMarion
TypeCity
Coordinates35.683°N 82.006°W
Located inMcDowell, North Carolina, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Oak Grove Cemetery
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Marion is a city in McDowell County, North Carolina, United States. It is the county seat of McDowell County. Founded in 1844, the city was named in honor of Brigadier General Francis Marion, the American Revolutionary War Hero whose talent in guerrilla warfare earned him the name "Swamp Fox". Marion's Main Street Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The population was 7,838 at the 2010 Census.

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