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Morris

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The city of Morris is the county seat of Grundy County, Illinois, United States. The population was 13,636 at the 2010 census, making it the largest community in Grundy County.While not technically within the corporate limits of the city, Dresden Nuclear Power Plant, which provides a substantial portion of the electricity supply for the Chicago metropolitan area, has a Morris mailing address. Included among the Dresden plant's reactors is the first commercial nuclear reactor, housed in a spherical concrete and steel shell; it has since been decommissioned, and two more modern reactors (of 1970s vintage) now generate its electricity. Also nearby is the Morris Operation—the only de facto high-level radioactive waste storage site in the United States.DescriptionMorris is the Grundy County seat and has a large hospital and modern schools. It is home to the Morris Community High School Redskins, who have won 3 state championships in football. There are many small parks, ball diamonds, tennis courts, two golf courses, a swimming pool as well as the Gebhard Woods State Park and the William G. Stratton State Park for boat launching on the Illinois River and a skatepark located near White Oak elementary school. Morris Community High School is known to be located on an abandoned mining network that stems for approximately 5mi. Morris is home to the Grundy County Speedway, and the city also hosts the annual Grundy County Fair and Grundy County Corn Fest.
Morris is in Illinois (IL). To arrange what you want to do in Morris, use our United States tour itinerary planner .
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