Village of Morton, Illinois


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Village of Morton
Village Hall

120 North Main Street
Post Office Box 28
Morton, IL  61550-0028
7:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Monday – Friday
309-266-5508 (Fax)
Planning & Community Development
(Zoning Dept.)
Village Hall

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Welcome to Morton, Illinois!

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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 of Morton, IL 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.


Discover a Higher Quality Life of Morton, IL

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.


A Great Place To Do Business

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. Learn more why doing business in Morton offers an array of benefits.


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.



News / Village Announcements

  • Agendas - Regular Meetings of the Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals

    The agendas for the November 23, 2015, meetings of the Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals are now available for review.  Please note there is a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for this month; however,... Read More
  • Plaza Update

    Good news, the Morton EDC has raised $815,000 toward the Plaza. The Village Board agreed to start the project if the EDC raised $800,000 in donations. Craig Loudermilk, Public Works Director and the man in charge of this... Read More
  • Morton Disaster Exercise

    Tazewell EMA's Dawn Cook held a disaster exercise in Tremont. The event was overseen by the IEMA's Marty Dwyer. The Salvation Army and Tazewell EMA volunteers participated as we walked through an imaginary tornado touch down... Read More
  • Fall 2015 Yard Waste Disposal Program

    YARD WASTE DISPOSAL PROGRAM FALL 2015 Open: Saturday, Oct. 24 – Sunday Nov. 15 Closed: Nov. 16 and 17 for material removal Open: Wednesday, Nov. 18 – Sunday, Dec. 6 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. daily... Read More
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