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Marion County, Oregon

US county information
NameMarion County
US Area
Total Area1194 sq mi (3092.5 km2)
Land Area1184 sq mi (3066.6 km2)
Water Area10 sq mi (25.9 km2)
Population315335 (2010)
Density102.8/km2 (266.3/sq mi)
FoundedJuly 5, 1843

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Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. It was originally named the Champooick District, after Champoeg, a meeting place on the Willamette River. On September 3, 1849, the territorial legislature renamed it in honor of Francis Marion, a Continental Army general of the American Revolutionary War. The population was 315,335 at the 2010 census. The county seat is Salem.

Marion County is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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