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Marion County Ranks High in Tourist Dollars

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Brad Gaspelin

Marion County ranks 24th out of Iowa’s 99 counties in terms of tourism dollars according to an Iowa Workforce Development study. In 2011, Marion County received around 45 million tourism dollars. Pella Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Jill Vandevoort says that Pella recieves a lot of corporate tourism through companies like Vermeer and Pella Corp. That travel helps to raise the amount of tourist dollars in the area.