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Marion County, WV
The county was named for Revolutionary War Gen. Francis Marion

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The county is in the Fairmont metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 56,453. This was a decrease of  -.26% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$28,626
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marion County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Marion County was $24,258. This was an increase of 26.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 78% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Fairmont

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19% of Marion County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marion County ancestry & family history guide.

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    Cemeteries in Marion County include Ammons Cemetery, Atha Cemetery, Barb Cemetery, Barrackville Cemetery, Barrickman Cemetery, Beaty Cemetery, Beaty Cemetery, Bennefield Cemetery, Blackshere Cemetery, Bunners Ridge Cemetery ... View cemeteries

    Communities

    Communities in Marion County include Barrackville, Fairmont, Fairview, Farmington, Grant Town, Idamay, Jordan, Mannington, Monongah, Pleasant Valley ... View communities

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    Colleges in Marion County include Fairmont State College ... View colleges

    School districts in Marion County include Marion County Schools District ... View school districts

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    Libraries in Marion County include Fairview, Mannington, Marion County ... View libraries

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    Newspapers in Marion County include Times West Virginian ... View newspapers

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    Marion County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marion County political report.

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    Hotels in Marion County include Comfort Inn & Suites, Country Club Motor Lodge, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites Fairmont, Holiday Inn-Fairmont, Super 8

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