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Encyclopedia > Marion County, Tennessee
Marion County, Tennessee
Map
Map of Tennessee highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the USA highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Jasper
Largest City South Pittsburg
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water
 
512 sq mi (1,327 km²)
498 sq mi (1,291 km²)
14 sq mi (36 km²), 2.72%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density
 
27,776
56/sq mi (22/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 27,776. Its county seat is Jasper6. Image File history File links Map_of_Tennessee_highlighting_Marion_County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_TN.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Tennessee ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Jasper is a town located in Marion County, Tennessee. ... South Pittsburg is a city located in Marion County, Tennessee. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... “UTC” redirects here. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Jasper is a town located in Marion County, Tennessee. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Marion County is part of the Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Chattanooga Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of six counties – three in southeast Tennessee (Hamilton, Marion, and Sequatchie) and three in northwest Georgia (Catoosa, Dade, and Walker) – anchored by the city of Chattanooga. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,327 km² (512 mi²). 1,291 km² (498 mi²) of it is land and 36 km² (14 mi²) of it (2.72%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Grundy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sequatchie County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Dade County is a county located in the state of Georgia. ... Jackson County is a county of the State of Alabama, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Metro Area. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 27,776 people, 11,037 households, and 8,134 families residing in the county. The population density was 22/km² (56/mi²). There were 12,140 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.33% White, 4.14% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...

Age pyramid Marion County
Age pyramid Marion County[1]

There were 11,037 households out of which 31.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 11.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.30% were non-families. 23.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.93. Image File history File links USA_Marion_County,_Tennessee. ... Image File history File links USA_Marion_County,_Tennessee. ... Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 26.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $31,419, and the median income for a family was $36,351. Males had a median income of $30,236 versus $21,778 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,419. About 10.80% of families and 14.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.00% of those under age 18 and 14.30% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Jasper is a town located in Marion County, Tennessee. ... Kimball is a town located in Marion County, Tennessee. ... New Hope is a city in Marion County, Tennessee, United States. ... This article is about the US town. ... Powells Crossroads is a town located in Marion County, Tennessee. ... South Pittsburg is a city located in Marion County, Tennessee. ... Whitwell is a city in Marion County, Tennessee, United States. ...

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ...

External links

Coordinates: 35°08′N 85°37′W / 35.13, -85.61 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Marion County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (413 words)
Marion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 26.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $31,419, and the median income for a family was $36,351.
Marion County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (136 words)
Marion County is the name of a number of counties in the United States of America, mostly named for General Francis Marion:
Marion County, Iowa (Only possibly named for Francis Marion.
Marion County, Kansas (not named directly for General Francis Marion, but for Marion County, Ohio, and therefore only indirectly named for him)
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