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Morris, Alabama

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Welcome to Morris ...

The town of Morris is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Morris has a population of 1,934 people<1> (see below for details).

Morris is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Morris lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Morris lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Morris: 35116<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morris had a population of 1,859 people. This makes Morris the county's 26th most populous community.

The population of Morris represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 193rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,859 people, the population of Morris increased 1.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,827 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Morris had an population of 1,934 people. This is an increase of 4.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.86% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Morris.

Communities near Morris ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Morris and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2015
Birmingham   [Map]   212,461   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clay   [Map]   9,655   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   S   5 miles [8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Morris.

Communities Also Named Morris ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Morris - they are located in Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Washington, West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Morris.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Morris. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Morris. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Morris.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Morris:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morris ...

Looking for more information about Morris? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Morris? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Morris, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Morris.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Morris. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morris. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Morris.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Morris). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Morris or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Morris. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morris) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Morris. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Morris

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morris. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7467, Longitude: -86.8040     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morris have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Morris.


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