Dedicated To A Successful Future
Marshall is a city of growth and prosperity, dedicated to making the most of its history to promote a successful future. Founded in 1842, the city has experienced vast expansion. By 1850, it was the seventh largest city in Texas; and in the 1860 census, Marshall had risen to fourth largest in the most prosperous county in the state. Development of the railroad, establishment of several educational institutions, and the abundance of natural resources attracted settlers and inspired much of Marshall’s growth.
Today, more than 24,000 people reside in the area. This bustling city has something for everyone, including a thriving cultural community, revitalized downtown, and progressive commerce base. With its combination of historic charm and modern convenience, Marshall is a welcoming city with a bright future.