Marion SC Homes for Sale

If you’re looking for a city that offers southern charm and small-town living, look no further than Marion, South Carolina. From its historic downtown district to its family-friendly neighborhoods, Marion has plenty to offer prospective homeowners. Whether you’re in the market for an upscale single-family home or something more affordable, Marion has an array of options.

Use our website to delve into the various types of homes available in the Marion SC real estate market.  We look forward to welcoming you to this sunny South Carolina town.

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Listing information last updated on April 16, 2024 at 9:45 AM EST.

Historical Facts of Marion, SC

Marion, SC is a city in Marion County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 9,293 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Marion County.  Marion was established in 1798 as the county seat of Marion County. It was named for General Francis Marion, a hero of the American Revolutionary War.

The first courthouse was built in 1800. The present courthouse dates from 1848.

In 1849, Marion Academy was founded. It later became Marion Military Institute and is now Marion Military Academy, a state-supported college preparatory school for young men.

The railroad arrived in Marion in 1854. The first line connected Marion to the port of Georgetown, South Carolina. This allowed Marion to become a trade hub for the region.

In 1895, a devastating fire destroyed much of downtown Marion. As a result, many of the buildings were rebuilt in brick and still stand today.

Marion was once home to several large textile mills and other manufacturing plants, however, most of these closed due to competition from overseas manufacturers in the late 20th century.

In 2006, Marion celebrated its bicentennial with a year-long series of events including a parade and historical reenactments.

The Canebrake Wagon Road ran through Marion on its way from Charleston to Augusta, Georgia. The roadway passed near the site of Fort Winnsborough, a Loyalist fort during the Revolutionary War.

Buying Marion, SC Real Estate

Marion, SC is a great place to buy a home. The city has a population of just over 10,000 people and is located in the northeastern corner of the state. It's about an hour's drive from both Charlotte and Myrtle Beach, making it a convenient location for those who want to live in a smaller town but still have access to big-city amenities.  There are numerous Marion, SC homes for sale, ranging from small starter homes to large luxury properties. No matter what your budget or preferences are, you're sure to find a home that meets your needs in Marion.