Home of Indianapolis, the capital of Indiana. Also includes Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500, and Lawrence, Southport, and Beech Grove, which aren't really known for anything. The county itself is known for an extraordinarily high murder rate, and the #1 rate of syphilis in the nation. Eew.

The most notable celebrities from Marion County are probably Vivica Fox and David Letterman. The minority population is growing quickly here, and it is said that by 2010 Hispanics will be the primary minority in the county, due to the influx of immigrants. Gives me a good reason to work on my Spanish.

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