Marion Military Institute

About Marion/Community

About the Community

The past surrounds you!  Marion is a college city with both Marion Military Institute and Judson College.  Marion Military Institute is home to the Alabama Military Hall of Honor.


Judson College is a Baptist women's school, the only women's college remaining in Alabama and the sixth oldest women's college in the nation. Judson College is also home to the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame. 


Marion is home to many antique shops as well as historic homes and sites. There are over 100 structures in Marion and surrounding Perry County that were built before 1850. Visit Marion to relax in that old world Southern charm.


Marion is located in the west-central section of Alabama, off Highway 5. Marion is 75 miles from Birmingham and Montgomery, and 65 miles from Tuscaloosa. Gulf beaches are just three hours away. The climate is mild. Only a few days during winter are severe enough to interrupt outdoor activities.

Check out the City of Marion, Alabama website for more infomation.