About Marion Marion was named for Gen. Francis Marion, known as the “Swamp Fox” during the Revolution because of the guerrilla warfare tactics he used against the British in South Carolina. A popular vacation base, Marion is surrounded by the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
Visitor Centers Chamber of Commerce of Smyth County 214 W. Main St. Marion, VA 24354. Phone:(276)783-3161
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