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Basic Information
Type of PlaceCounty
Metro Area?County
Politics c. 1860?
Unions, Organized Labor?

Sundown Town Status
Confirmed Sundown Town?Probable
Year of Greatest Interest
Was there an ordinance?Don't Know
Sign?Don't Know
Still Sundown?Probably Not, Although Still Very Few Blacks

Census Information
TotalWhiteBlackAsianNativeHispanicOtherBHshld
1860
1870
1880
189010,39032
190011,37738
191010,2030
192010,1540
19308,8761
19409,4640
19508,6090
19606,0411
1970
1980
199012,0016
200016,140202

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Main Ethnic Group(s).
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Group(s) Excluded
Black

Comments
In 1840, the free black population of Marion County was 129. By the 1850 census, it had dropped to 18. By 1860, there were only 8 black residents of Marion County, all of whom had the same surname.
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