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Welcome to Morris ...

The city of Morris is located in Stevens County<1> and is the County Seat for Stevens County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Morris has a population of 5,346 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Morris.

Morris is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Morris: (320)

The ZIP code for Morris: 56267<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morris had an population of 5,346 people. This is an increase of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morris had a population of 5,286 people (or 54.35% of the total population of Stevens County). This makes Morris the county's most populous community.

The population of Morris represents 0.1% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,286 people, the population of Morris increased 4.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,068 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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 Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan, 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.

  • Starbuck (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starbuck
    • Starbuck lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Morris and is located in Pope County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,267 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starbuck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starbuck<6>
  • Hancock (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hancock
    • Hancock lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Morris and is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hancock<6>
  • Hoffman (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
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    • Hoffman lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Morris and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoffman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoffman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoffman<6>
  • Herman (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • Herman lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Morris and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Chokio (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
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    • Chokio lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Morris and is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chokio have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chokio
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chokio<6>
  • Kensington (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Kensington lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Morris and is located in Douglas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kensington<6>
  • Cyrus (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
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    • Cyrus lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Morris and is located in Pope County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 274 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cyrus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyrus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cyrus<6>
  • Donnelly (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
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    • Donnelly lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Morris and is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donnelly have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donnelly
  • Clontarf (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clontarf
    • Clontarf lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Morris and is located in Swift County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 158 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clontarf have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clontarf
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clontarf<6>
  • Alberta (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberta
    • Alberta lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Morris and is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
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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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Morris, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Morris was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Morris on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Minnesota (1932).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Morris on our Genealogy Page.

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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.

The official website for Stevens County: www.co.stevens.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Stevens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Morris.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Morris) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Morris. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MorrisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5860, Longitude: -95.9141    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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