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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.

People

Total Population 23,743
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 9,726
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.6%
Median Earnings25+ $26,781
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,585
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,894

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,854
% Above Poverty Level 77.8%
% Below Poverty Level 22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $684
Median House Value $86,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.3%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 5.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marshall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Longview, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Harrison
Metro Area Longview - Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 75670, 75672
P.O. Box Zip Codes 75671
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.544
Longitude -94.367

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)

Station MARSHALL
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station LONGVIEW 11 SE
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 56 F
Apr Temp 55 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 77 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station CARTHAGE
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Marshall, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Blocker (75670)

Cave Springs (75670)

Darco (75670)

Gill (75670)

Grange Hall (75670)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Easton 501 $41,406
Hallsville 3,888 $81,786
Jefferson 2,305 $50,463

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marshall Public Libraries

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

MARSHALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
811 S WASHINGTON
(903) 927-6712
Emergency Service: Yes

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Marshall High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MARSHALL H S
1900 MAVERICK DR
903-927-8800
A Title I School.
Serves 1,633 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

MARSHALL ACHIEVEMENT CTR
1312 JOHNSON ST
903-927-8745
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 109 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

MARSHALL DAEP
1312 JOHNSON ST
903-927-8745
A Non-traditional School
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.7

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