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Welcome to Morton ...
The location of Morton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Morton has a population of 3,527 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Morton.
Morton is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Morton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Morton: (601) & (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morton had an population of 3,527 people. This is an increase of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.29% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Morton had a population of 3,462 people (or 12.25% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Morton the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Morton represents 0.12% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,462 people, the population of Morton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,482 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Morton.
Communities Also Named Morton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Morton - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (3), Utah, Washington and Wyoming (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Morton.
Communities near Morton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Morton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Morton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Morton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Morton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Morton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Morton. See our Newspapers Page for Morton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morton ...
Looking for more information about Morton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Morton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Morton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Jan 2021