Marion Area and Community Information


 Marion IA real estateOne of Iowa’s fastest growing and most livable cities, Marion boasts everything from good schools to a thriving economy to reasonably priced homes. Marion IA real estate offer exceptional value at affordable prices in a prime location near many of Eastern Iowa’s top attractions and amenities.  Marion homes are perfect for families with young children, young professionals working nearby and retirees seeking somewhere affordable and safe to spend their golden years.

Marion hosts excellent public schools provided by the Marion Independent School District as well as the Linn-Mar Community School District. Marion also boasts a flourishing local economy and easy access to local highways as well as Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids. In addition, the city also offers a wide range of shops, nightlife spots and restaurants to explore, a low crime rate and a modest cost of living overall.

Attractions and Activities

Marion homeLocal attractions and sites of interest in Marion include the Marion Heritage Center, the Granger House Museum, Hunters Ridge Golf Course and Country Club, the Indian Creek Golf and Country Club, the Squaw Creek Golf Course and a number of local parks, theaters and historical landmarks. Nearby Cedar Rapids offers attractions such as the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and a multitude of parks and other sites of interest.

There are some events that happen throughout the year. The Marion Arts Festival is an one-day event showcasing 50 artists from across the country. Continuous live music and specialty food vendors are also featured. There is a 5K run with prizes awarded for the top 4 winners. Another event is The Swamp Fox Festival and Parade is a celebration of the past and the present, the annual Swamp Fox Festival honors Marion's namesake and Revolutionary War hero, Francis Marion, aka the Swamp Fox.Those looking to become a  buyer and invest in real estate in Marion and homes for sale in Marion should contact Lisa Nolan for more information on this area.