Marion, MO


MARION, A post village of Cole county, situated on the Missouri river and Pacific Railroad, 15 miles from Jefferson City, the county seat, and 140 miles from St. Louis.  The chief products of the township are wheat and corn -- timbers, oak, walnut, &c. --- minerals coal and lead.  The average price of uncultivated land is from $1.25 to $5 per acre, cultivated from $2.50 to $20.  It contains one common school, one blacksmith, two coal dealers, two general stores, one physician, one steam saw mill.  Population 70.  (The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1860)

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