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|Town of Marion|
Location of Marion in Union Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
|• Total||3.22 sq mi (8.34 km2)|
|• Land||3.21 sq mi (8.31 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||180 ft (50 m)|
|• Density||194.08/sq mi (74.93/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Marion is a town in Union Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 765 at the 2010 census, a decrease from 806 at the 2000 census. This population includes the village of Truxno in the northwestern corner of the city limits. It is part of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The town was named for Francis Marion, a military leader known as the "Swamp Fox".
Marion is located at(32.901772, -92.243354).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) of it is land and 0.31% is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||361||57.95%|
|Hispanic or Latino||7||1.12%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 623 people, 294 households, and 211 families residing in the town.
Residents were assigned to Union Parish Public Schools' Marion High School (K-12) until June 2013, when the school closed down due to a lack of students in the 2012–13 school year. Marion students since the 2013–14 academic season go to the Union Parish High School located in Farmerville, Louisiana.
- John David Crow, Heisman Trophy Winner, 1957; born in Marion, 1935
- Walt Goldsby (1861–1914), 19th century baseball player, born in Marion
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