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Marvyn, also spelled Marvin, is an unincorporated community southerly located in Lee County, Alabama, United States. It sits at the crossroads of Alabama Highway 51 and U.S. Highway 80, and in the Lee County "panhandle" between Russell County and Macon County. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Area.
Marvyn was originally located in Russell County, but was granted to Lee County in 1923 in exchange for Phenix City. A soil series is named after Marvyn, as it was first described in the area. The Marvyn soil series is described as a "fine-loamy, siliceous, thermic Typic Hapludults.
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Marvyn appeared on the U.S. Census in 1880 with a population of 241 residents. At the time it was located in Russell County. This was the only time it was listed on the census rolls as a separate community.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Marvyn, Alabama
- Claude E. Boyd (31 July 1995). Bottom Soils, Sediment, and Pond Aquaculture. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 56. ISBN 978-0-412-06941-3.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
- Barnes, Margaret Anne (1998). The Tragedy and the Triumph of Phenix City, Alabama. Macon, Ga., Mercer University Press. ISBN 0-86554-613-4
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