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Overview

Introduction to Marshall, Texas

Marshall, Texas is 22 miles E of Longview, Texas (center to center) and 142 miles E of Dallas, Texas. It is in Harrison county. The city is part of the Longview - Marshall metro area.

Marshall History

Marshall was established in 1841 and became the county seat of Harrison County, which was founded in the late 1830s. Marshall was first settled in around 1839 and was incorporated in 1843. It was named after John Marshall, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Marshall was also nicknamed "The Athens of Texas." It was the first city in Texas that had a telegraph service in the early 1800s. The Texas and Pacific Railway entered the city in the early 1870s.

Marshall and nearby Attractions

  • Michelson Museum of Art
  • Ginocchio/ Harrison County Historical Museum
  • Starr Family Home State Historic Site
  • Caddo Lake State Park
  • Marshall Depot and Museum
  • Marshall Pottery and Museum

Things To Do In Marshall

The city of Marshall offers a number of recreational facilities. You can visit Caddo Lake State Park, Miller Park, Spring Street Park, Marshall City Park, Wyatt Park, and Oak Trail Park. The Franks Antique Doll Museum, Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall Pottery and Museum, and Ginocchio/ Harrison County Historical Museum provide valuable information about the region's history and culture. Golf lovers can visit the Cypress Valley Golf Club. In addition, the city hosts several annual events and festivals such as the Fireant Festival and Stagecoach Day.

Marshall Transportation

Air transportation facilities can be availed from East Texas Regional Airport.

Marshall Higher Education

East Texas Baptist University, Marshall College of Beauty, and Wiley College lie within the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population23,449
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+9,506
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married46%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,079
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,628
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,020

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,561
% Above Poverty Level77.8%
% Below Poverty Level22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$700
Median House Value$90,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41%
English5.9%
Irish4%
African2.2%
French Except Basque0.9%
Scottish0.7%
Italian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Polish0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Kenyan0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Greek0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
German0.1%
South African0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Marshall Almanac

CategoryValue
County Harrison County
Standard Zip Codes75670, 75672
P.O. Box Zip Codes75671
Phone Area Codes903
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.53
Approximate Longitude-94.35

Marshall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMARSHALL
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp52 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 77 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches
StationLONGVIEW 11 SE
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp38 to 56 F
Apr Temp55 to 76 F
Jul Temp74 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 77 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationCARTHAGE
Distance28.5 miles
Jan Temp34 to 57 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Easton312$48,750
Hallsville4,035$78,239
Jefferson2,460$46,625
Nesbitt162$0
Scottsville311$81,875
Tatum1,088$54,028

Marshall Public Libraries

Marshall Public Library
300 S ALAMO BLVD
Marshall, Texas
(903) 935-4465

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Marshall Hospitals

Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall
(Non-profit)
811 South Washington Avenue

Marshall Public Schools

G W Carver El
2302 Holland St
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8870
Primary
Total Enrollment 248
J H Moore El
2303 Norwood St
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8760
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
Marshall H S
1900 Maverick Dr
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8800
High
Total Enrollment 1388
Marshall J H
700 W Houston
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8830
Middle
Total Enrollment 750
Price T Young Middle
1501 Sanford
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8850
Middle
Total Enrollment 381
R E Lee El
1315 Calloway St
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8890
Primary
Total Enrollment 325
South Marshall El
1600 Meadow
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8770
Primary
Total Enrollment 492
Washington Ech Ctr
1202 Evans
ZIP: 75670
(903) 927-8790
Primary
Total Enrollment 302
Crockett El
700 Jasper
ZIP: 75672
(903) 927-8880
Primary
Total Enrollment 524
Sam Houston Middle
2905 E Travis
ZIP: 75672
(903) 927-8860
Middle
Total Enrollment 441
Texas Early College H S
2400 E End Blvd S
ZIP: 75672
(903) 935-4109
High
Total Enrollment 89
Wm B Travis El
300 W Carolanne
ZIP: 75672
(903) 927-8780
Primary
Total Enrollment 392

Marshall Private Schools

Marshall Christian Academy
3402 S Washington Ave
ZIP: 75672
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 57
St Joseph Catholic School
2307 S Garrett St
ZIP: 75672
Elementary
Total Enrollment 28
Trinity Episcopal School
2905 Rosborough Springs Rd
ZIP: 75672
Elementary
Total Enrollment 165
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