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Marshall is a city in Lyon County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named after John Marshall, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; another says it was named for Gov. William Rainey Marshall
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Marshall. For links to other places called Marshall, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Marshall is 44.446N. The longitude is -95.788W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,161 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,545.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marshall demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56258 ZIP code.
31% of Marshall residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marshall ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marshall was $18,588, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Marshall residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Marshall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.
Libraries in Marshall include Marshall Lyon County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Marshall include Marshall Independent
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marshall political report.
The average commute time for Marshall workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Marshall between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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