Morris Real Estate

    Welcome to Morris!  Morris is 60 miles southwest of Chicago.

     

    Morris History

    The first log cabin was built in Morris is 1834.  The Village of Morris was established in 1842.  The opening of the I&M Canal in 1848 (and the first steam train railroad in 1853) allowed the village to prosper.

     

    Population: 13,926

     

    Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

    There are about 8 city parks in Morris.  There are also several state parks in and around the city.

     

    Morris has various special events/ celebrations throughout the year—like Cornfest, Three French Hens Market, etc.

     

    District 101 Rec Center

    Morris City Pool

     

    Local Transit

    Roads/ Highways

    The main roads in Morris are Division St (north-south) and Bedford Rd (east-west).  Morris is also conveniently located by I-80, which gives commuters easy access to different areas.

     

    Morris’ Educational Opportunities

    Grades K-8

    Morris School District 54

    Nettle Creek Community Consolidated School District 24C

    Saratoga Consolidated School District 60C

    Premier Academy

     

    High School

    Morris Community High School District 101

     

    Higher Education

    Joliet Junior College: Morris

    Joliet Junior College: Joliet

     

    Morris Area Healthcare

    Morris Hospital

    Community Hospital of Ottawa

    Silver Cross Hospital