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Morris, West Virginia
Welcome to Morris ...
Although we found mention of Morris during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Morris was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Morris was located in Wirt County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Morris to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Morris - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Morris, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Morris might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Morris would be found within the (304) & (681)<2> area codes.
Adding Morris to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
That's the case with Morris: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Morris on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Morris ...
While we believe that this Morris is located in Wirt County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Morris. Those communities are located in the following counties: Kanawha and Nicholas County.
Beyond West Virginia, 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, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Washington and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Morris.
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021