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Morristown is a city in Rice County, in the Faribault-Northfield metro area.
The community was named for Jonathon Morris, minister.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Morristown. For links to other places called Morristown, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Morristown is 44.227N. The longitude is -93.444W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,004 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,013.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Morristown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rice County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55052 ZIP code.
41% of Morristown residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Morristown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Morristown was $15,762, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Morristown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Morristown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $723.
Rice County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Morristown political report.
The average commute time for Morristown workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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