With its location in the middle of America’s Heartland and its excellent transportation assets, Morton is a great location for commercial and industrial development.
Morton is located approximately halfway between Peoria and Bloomington-Normal and about 70 miles north of Springfield, the State Capital. Morton is also located approximately halfway between Chicago and St. Louis, each less than three hours away. In addition to being at the center of a metropolitan area with a population of nearly 350,000, more than 1 million people live within a 60-mile radius of Morton.
Morton is located at the intersection of Interstates 74 and 155, with an average daily traffic count on I-74 of approximately 40,000 vehicles and an average daily traffic count on I-155 of approximately 20,000 vehicles. In addition to excellent highway access, Morton is close to several barge terminals along the Illinois River. The Greater Peoria Regional Airport is just 20 minutes away from Morton, while both the Central Illinois Regional Airport and the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport are within a 45-minute drive of Morton. In addition, the Norfolk & Western Railroad and the Toledo, Peoria & Western Railroad provide railway service to our community.
With such an ideal location for various types of industries, many companies can benefit from doing business in Morton. Click on the maps below to see where we are, how easy it is to get here, and where to build or locate. Our see more maps of Morton, Illinois.
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