Morton Magnet, the place for residents and visitors to Morton, Illinois to find information about events, activities, shopping and dining. Located in central Illinois, just 7 miles east of Peoria, Morton is the "Pumpkin Capital of the World" because of the Nestles' plant located here which cans 85% of the world's canned pumpkin.
This website is hosted by the Morton Tourism Association, a volunteer business and resident group, which works together for community betterment and business retention. The site was developed by Sky Concepts, who continues to adjust features in the site to make it more affective and relevant. We welcome your comments and suggestions. Thanks for visiting.