Top Reasons to Live in Marion, North Carolina
- Enjoy the outdoors! Marion's town motto, "Where Main Street Meets the Mountains" refers to the town's unique combination of quaint atmosphere surrounded by beautiful hills and wilderness. Marion sits at the base of Mount Mitchell, at 6,684 feet, the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River. Many people start hiking expeditions to the summit from Marion. For a less strenuous afternoon activity, locals flock to the Catawba River Greenway for biking and jogging.