Marion IL Digital Publication

On behalf of the Marion Chamber of Commerce, it’s our pleasure to present you with the Marion IL Community Guide.

Welcome to Marion

The city of Marion is situated in beautiful southern Illinois – a business-friendly area featuring world-class outdoor activities, cultural amenities, unique shopping, workforce opportunities and renowned educational facilities. Marion provides…

Where is Marion

LOCATION In the Heart of the Heartland Travel Time Distance and travel time for goods-in-transit to selected major cities: Highway: Highway: Days: Days CITY: Miles: Km.: By Rail: By Truck…

Government

City of Marion The City of Marion is a commission-based form of local government. Voters elect four commissioners and a mayor in four-year terms. As a group, all five are…

History of Marion

History of Marion, Illinois After Williamson County was formed in 1839, leaders met to select a new county seat geographically close to the center of the county. The 20 acres…

Residential Information

POPULATION City of Marion 2018: 17,620 Williamson County 2019: 67,320 INCOME & HOUSING FOR MARION, ILLINOIS 2017 median household income: $46,036 2019 housing units: 9,723 2019 homeownership rate: 62% 2019…

Parks & Recreation in Marion

Kokopelli Golf Club 1527 Champions Dr. | Marion (618) 997-5656 www.kokopelligolf.com Ranked 2012 “Best Places to Play in Illinois” by Golf Week magazine, Kokopelli has hosted Illinois State Amateur and…

Things to Do in Marion

Things to Do in Marion, Illinois Kre8ive Fine Arts Academy 105 N. 13th St. | Herrin (618) 889-6500 www.getkre8ive.com Kre8ive Fine Arts Academy is a charitable and educational nonprofit dedicated…