Marion, Texas is located on Farm to Market Road 78, in western Guadalupe County. The town was named in honor of Marion Dove, whose grandfather, Joshua W. Young, owned a plantation that the Galveston, Harrisburg, and San Antonio Railway passed through in 1877. The town was incorporated by 1941, with twenty businesses and 373 residents. As of the last census in 2000, the population was 1,099, and steadily growing. Marion, Texas offers small town feel, with country living. The city has family owned businesses, local entertainment, and unique restaurants. Marion is located in the corridor between San Antonio and Austin. Our residents have a short 15 minute drive to Costco, The Forum, HEB, and many other shopping retailers. We hope you stop in and enjoy our small town, as we have for many years.