Township services touch the lives of all our approximately 16,500+ residents. We are small, accessible, responsive, and cost effective claiming less than 3% of the entire real estate tax bill. Morton Township is located in Tazewell County within 36 square miles. The Township is bounded by Cooper Road in the North, by a line 1 mile east the Washington Blacktop in the East, by Broadway Road in the South, and by a line approximately 1 mile west of I-155 in the West.
The Morton Township serves many functions and services. Its board of trustees and elected officials are responsible for handling the public’s needs regarding things like elections, property assessments, road maintenance, and cemetery services.