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Preferred Real Estate Agents in Marion County, Florida
Marion County is located in Central Florida. It includes the cities of Belleview, Citra, Dunnellon, Eastlake Weir, Fort McCoy, Hog Valley, Kerr City, Marion Oaks, Ocala, Ocklawaha, Orange Springs, Pedro, Reddick, Romeo, Salt Springs, Silver Springs Shores, Summerfield, and Weirsdale. Ocala has the title of county seat. Marion County is famous for it's state parks like Halpata Tastanaki Preserve, Ocala National Forest, Ocklawaha Prairie Restoration Area, Ross Prairie State Forest, Silver Spring State Park, and Sunnyhill Restoration Area.
In 2011 the United States Census Bureau reported a population of 332,529 and 164,037 housing units. The homeownership rate from 2006 to 2010 was 78.9% with a median value of $150,700. The average listing price for Marion County is between $174K and $213K.
Marion County area was originally part of Alachua, Mosquito (Orange), and Hillsborough counties becoming it's own county in 1844. Lake, Putnam, and Levy counties were created from parts of Marion County a few years later. Marion County is named after General Francis Marion of South Carolina, a hero of the American Revolutionary War. Numerous early settlers were also from South Carolina.