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Welcome to Morton ...

The city of Morton is located in Lewis County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Morton has a population of 1,195 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Morton.

Morton is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Morton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Morton is within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Morton: 98356<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morton had an population of 1,195 people. This is an increase of 6.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morton had a population of 1,126 people. This makes Morton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Morton represents 0.02% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,126 people, the population of Morton increased 7.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,045 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, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (3), Utah 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.

  • Mossyrock [Lewis County]
  • Glenoma [Lewis County]
  • Ajlune [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ajlune
    • Ajlune [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Morton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ajlune have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ajlune
  • Mineral [Lewis County]
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    • Cinebar [Lewis County]
    • Elbe [Pierce County]
    • Silver Creek [Lewis County]
    • Randle [Lewis County]
    • Alder [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alder
      • Alder [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Morton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alder
    • Salkum [Lewis County]

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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.

Adding Morton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Morton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Morton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Morton on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Lewis County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Morton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Morton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Morton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Morton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MortonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5583, Longitude: -122.2788    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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