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Welcome to Morris ...
The location of Morris has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Morris, you might consider that their post office opened in 1872.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Morris has a population of 2,152 people<3> (see below for details).
Morris is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Morris lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Morris is within the (205) area code.
The ZIP code for Morris: 35116<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morris had an population of 2,152 people. This is an increase of 15.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.79% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Morris.
Communities Also Named Morris ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Morris ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Morris.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Morris. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Morris.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Morris.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Morris. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Morris.
Adding Morris to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Morris in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Morris was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Morris in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Morris.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morris. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023