Morris is a town in Stevens County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 5,286 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Stevens County. The town is home to the University of Minnesota Morris (UMM), part of the University of Minnesota system. UMM is one of the largest employers in Morris. It ranks second behind Superior Industries.
Besides UMM, Morris is also home to the West Central Research and Outreach Center, a division of the greater University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. WCROC's faculty and staff work in research studying agronomy, soil science, livestock, horticulture, renewable energy and swine production.
WCROC is home to the University of Minnesota's Horticulture Gardens. During the last decade, the privately-funded research gardens have gained increasing popularity as their design has evolved into a more publicly pleasing setting. Each summer, the gardens are host to thousands of visitors.