"On behalf of the City Council, I welcome you to the City of Marion website and thank you for taking the time to learn more about our City. Marion is a wonderful city that lives up to our motto, “Where Main Street Meets the Mountains.” We enjoy a good quality of life, safe streets and neighborhoods, great amenities & ample shopping opportunities. I urge you to visit Marion, a great place to live, work, shop and play."  Mayor Steve Little

Current News

LOCAL RETAIL SALES INCREASE OVER PRIOR YEAR Through the first 11 months of the 2013-14 Fiscal Year, the taxable retail sales for McDowell County have increased by 7.37 percent... read more...

MARION NAMED BEST SMALL TOWN TO RETIRE TO IN NORTH CAROLINA Marion was recently named the best small town to retire to in North Carolina by ActiveNC.com...read more...

MARION RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM NATIONAL MAIN STREET PROGRAM The City of Marion has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program....read more...



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Holiday Schedule
City Hall & Public Works will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 1. Residential garbage, recycling and street trash collection will be unaffected. Partial brush collection the week of September 1-5.
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