Morton, Illinois, is a progressive, growing community with a population of almost 17,000 located approximately halfway between Peoria and Bloomington-Normal.
Morton prides itself on being a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The Village offers excellent schools, a well-established and growing network of parks, a thriving downtown community, attractive housing, low crime rates, and access to high quality medical care.
A typical commute across town takes only minutes and Morton’s location offers residents an excellent quality of life while providing convenient access to the amenities and attractions typically only found in larger communities. Families seeking small-town qualities in a growing, eclectic, public-spirited community should look no further than Morton.
Access to cultural, educational, employment, and entertainment opportunities make Morton a wonderful place to live. In addition to high school sports and nearby Bradley University basketball, the area offers a number of golf courses and other sporting activities and events. Water sports, fishing, camping, bike trails, hiking, and nature preserves are all in close proximity to Morton. If a more refined event is preferred, The Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center offers hometown cultural events, while Peoria and Bloomington offer regional theater, symphony, and opera, all within minutes.
Morton is home to an array of employers including Caterpillar Logistics, Inc., Nestle, CORE Construction, and Morton Buildings. The Village of Morton, in partnership with the Morton Economic Development Council and Morton Chamber of Commerce, is committed to assisting existing businesses and welcoming new businesses to the area.
If you’re considering relocating your family or business, pay a visit to Morton, and see why Fortune 500 companies, and thriving families alike, call it home.