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Learn More About Marion County Florida

Marion County is in Central Florida, north of the city of Orlando and south of Gainesville. Its South side is blanketed by the calming Ocala National Forest and littered with fresh springs and lakes, making it the perfect outdoorsman’s paradise.

Things To Do In Marion County Florida

The city of Ocala is known for its historic downtownmuseums such as the worldly Appleton Museum of Art and the renowned Marion County Theater. Additionally, Marion County is home to Rainbow River, enjoy a fun filled weekend of camping, paddling, bird watching, or a leisurely tube ride down the crystal blue water. Next, explore one of America’s largest natural springs with the convenience of staying dry, on a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs State ParkThe Ocala National Forest State Park offers a multitude of options for hiking, cycling, hunting, and horseback riding. You will not want to miss the thrilling Equestrian Competitions, where you can see thoroughbred horses engage in carriage racing, jumping, and obstacle courses. The competitions are an important part of the history and culture of Marion County, for over 50 years Marion County has been known for its elite thoroughbred horse farms such as Ocala Stud and the Bridlewood Farm. If you are looking for something truly different and exhilarating, look no further than the abandoned limestone mine located in the city of Ocala. At the mine you can hike the gorgeous terrain or zipline through the vast limestone canyons!

Ultimately, Marion County offers something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you choose to lose yourself in the vast landscape or in one of the many city centers within the county, there is a place everyone will be able to call home. 

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EMPLOYS THE LARGEST % OF THE WORKFORCE IN THIS AREA

14,967

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS

65

POPULATION DENSITY PER SQUARE MILE

18 yrs

AVERAGE LENGTH OF HOUSEHOLD OCCUPANCY

14,311

AVERAGE YEAR BUILT

7%

ADULTS WITH A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

14,311

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Marion County Schools
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School NameAddressTypeRating
The School Board of Marion County1614 E Fort King St, Ocala, FL 34471, United StatesN/A
Legacy Elementary School8496 Juniper Rd, Ocala, FL 34480, United StatesElementary School
The Cornerstone School2313 SE Lake Weir Ave, Ocala, FL 34471, United StatesN/A
Lake Weir High School10351 SE Maricamp Rd, Ocala, FL 34472, United StatesHigh School
Horizon Academy365 Marion Oaks Dr, Ocala, FL 34473, United StatesN/A
Marion Charter School39 Cedar Rd, Ocala, FL 34472, United StatesN/A
Marion Oaks Elementary School280 Marion Oaks Trail, Ocala, FL 34473, United StatesElementary School
Hammett Bowen Elementary School4397 SW 95th St, Ocala, FL 34476, United StatesElementary School
Hillcrest Public School3143 SE 17th St, Ocala, FL 34471, United StatesN/A
Sunrise Elementary School375 Marion Oaks Course, Ocala, FL 34473, United StatesElementary School
Liberty Middle School4773 SW 95th St, Ocala, FL 34476, United StatesMiddle School
Ambleside Ocala507 SE Broadway St, Ocala, FL 34471, United StatesN/A
Dr NH Jones Elementary School1900 SW 5th St, Ocala, FL 34471, United StatesElementary School
West Port High School3733 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL 34481, United StatesHigh School
Ocala Springs Elementary School5757 NE 40th Avenue Rd, Ocala, FL 34479, United StatesElementary School
Eighth Street Elementary School513 SE 8th St, Ocala, FL 34471, United StatesElementary School
Forest High School - Ocala5000 SE Maricamp Rd, Ocala, FL 34480, United StatesHigh School
Meadowbrook Academy4741 SW 20th St #1, Ocala, FL 34474, United StatesN/A
College Park Elementary School1330 SW 33rd Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, United StatesElementary School
Emerald Shores Elementary School404 Emerald Rd, Ocala, FL 34472, United StatesElementary School
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