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Welcome to Morris ...

Morris is located in Jefferson Davis County<1>.

The location of Morris has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Morris is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Morris: (601) & (769)<4>

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, Minnesota, 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.

  • Columbia [Marion County]
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    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Morris
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Morris
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Morris
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
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    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Morris
    • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Morris
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
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      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Morris
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kola [Covington County]
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      • Kola [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Morris
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    • Lux [Covington County]
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      • Lux [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Morris
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    • Arbo [Covington County]
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      • Arbo [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Morris
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
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      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Morris
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Jefferson Davis County

About Mississippi

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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Jefferson Davis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Morris) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4624, Longitude: -89.6615       In this case, the coordinates for Morris have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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