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About Marion County Missouri

Marion County, organized December 23, 1826, is located in the northeast quarter of the state and is bordered on the east by the Mississippi River. The County seat of Marion County is Palmyra, Missouri. A court of Common Pleas was established in Hannibal, Missouri in 1844. As a result of the addition of the Court of Common Pleas, Marion County is unique from most third class counties in the state in that it has two courthouses. The more predominant industries of Marion County are tourism, agriculture, and manufacturing. Marion County has about 479 square miles which is below the average of 604. However, Marion County is 38th in population with 29,522 people and 40th in Total Assessed Valuation at $45,032,963. Marion County has eight townships which serve today primarily as voting districts.

The county government provides services such as law enforcement, judicial services, land records, tax collection, property assessment, administration of elections, construction and maintenance of roads and bridges, and maintenance of financial and other records of importance to the county’s citizens. As of September 20, 2012, Marion County employed 110 individuals assigned to various administrative and support services.

Our Mission

It is the mission of the county government of Marion County, Missouri to provide county-level services to its citizens. This includes providing and maintaining roads and bridges to rural areas of the county; as well as law enforcement and protection. The county also provides housing for justice, land records and other governmental services while responsibly managing the public’s money through its budgetary process.

Weather for Marion County Missouri
Today Tuesday Wednesday
It is forcast to be Ice Pellets at 9:00 PM CST on March 02, 2015
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It is forcast to be Thunderstorm at 9:00 PM CST on March 03, 2015
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It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 9:00 PM CST on March 04, 2015
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