Motley is a city in Cass and Morrison counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 671 at the 2010 census. The main part of Motley is located Morrison County; only a minor part of the city extends into Cass County.
The Cass County portion of Motley is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), of which, 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (5.04%) is water.