Some of the cities, towns, and places in Marion County are Anthony, Belleview, Citra, Dunnellon, Early Bird, Evinston, Flemington, Fort McCoy, Marion Oaks, McIntosh, Ocala, Ocklawaha, Orange Lake, Orange Springs, Rainbow Lakes Estates, Reddick, Salt Springs, Silver Springs, Silver Springs Shores, Summerfield, The Villages, Wacahoota
Marion County is located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2020 census, the population was 375,908. Its county seat is Ocala.Marion County comprises the Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area. it includes part of Ocala National Forest, which also extends into three other counties.