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

The community of Little Falls is the Seat for Morrison County.

Morrison County was founded in 1856 and was created by taking area from BentonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Morrison had a population of 32,883 people. This is an increase of 3.69% since the last Census (which gave a population of 31,712 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Morrison represented 0.64% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 30th most populous county (out of 87 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201033,198+4.69%+0.96% since 2009
200932,883+3.69%-0.27% since 2008
200832,973+3.98%+0.72% since 2007
200031,712The Last Census

More information can be found on the Morrison County Census Page for Morrison County.


Below are some of the communities located in Morrison County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Morrison County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Little Falls   8,0677,7194.51% increase  
Pierz   1,3661,2776.97% increase  
Royalton   96681618.38% increase  
Motley   6405859.4% increase  
Randall   62853517.38% increase  

Websites for Morrison County

Official Website:   www.co.morrison.mn.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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