Morton prides itself as being a great place to live, work, and raise a family. We offer excellent schools, a well-established and growing network of parks, an established downtown, attractive housing, a low crime rate, and access to high-quality medical care. For people seeking small-town qualities in a growing, positive, and public-spirited community, Morton is the perfect place. A typical commute across town takes only minutes, and other communities are only a few minutes more driving time. Situated between Peoria and Bloomington-Normal, Morton’s location offers residents a high quality of life while providing convenient access to the amenities and attractions that these larger communities offer.
Access to cultural, educational, employment, and entertainment opportunities make living in Morton. 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 easily accessible from Morton. The Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center offers hometown cultural events, while Peoria and Bloomington offer regional theater, symphony, and opera, plus a range of other cultural events.
Built on the values of small business people and local farmers, Morton is also part of the international community with Caterpillar Inc’s Caterpillar Logistics Service headquarters and parts distribution center. Morton is the right mix of hometown values and pride, and international experience and acumen. Let us show you why Morton is the right location for your business.