Location Profile

Morton, Washington

Facility Type
Critical Access Hospital
Facility Location
Morton, Washington
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Morton, Washington. With a proud history that dates back more than 20 years, the facility is a crucial care provider. Services include wound care, diagnostics, emergency, and much more.

Community Overview

Morton is in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and features a relaxed setting with beautiful surroundings. It’s a friendly town that has cultivated an exciting arts scene and that features good schools. Morton is a quiet small town. It does have a jolly spirit, however, and offers several signature events that add to the appeal of the city. These events include the Morton Joggers Jubilee, the Autumn Music Fest, and holiday-themed activities at the local theater.

Learn more about the city at the official website and find out how to get a license at the Driver’s Licensing Office. Explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Morton has two public schools: Morton Elementary and Morton Junior-Senior High. Although the school district is small, Morton Senior High is still ranked among the top 20,000 schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. The district overall has nearly 40% of its students proficient in math and more than 60% of the students proficient in reading. There are 3 private schools in the nearby area.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

There are a variety of little shops in Morton to browse. There are several grocery stores including Brenda’s County Market, Morton Country Market, Thriftway, and Bear Ridge Smokehouse. Glenoma, Washington is just 10 minutes away and Randle, Washington is 20 minutes away. Both cities have a grocery store.

Morton’s The Roxy Theater is a 200-seat restored historic theatre that has live theatre performances and events throughout the year. The schedule often includes at least one children’s show based on a book or Disney movie. The BCJ Gallery of Fine Arts is located next door to The Roxy and contains a diverse collection of artwork. Morton’s historical society is in the middle of preserving the Historic Morton Depot, the last remaining Tacoma Eastern Railroad depot, and visitors are welcome to stop by and see the ongoing process. If you actually want to experience the rails you can visit the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad located 19 minutes away in Elde, Washington. This 18-mile 2-hour trip on a vintage logging locomotive goes into the countryside and crosses the Nisqually River.

There are endless opportunities for outdoor recreation in Morton as it’s located along the White Pass Scenic Byway, a great route for exploring nearby Mount Rainier and Mt. Adams. Morton isn’t far from the Cowlitz Wildlife Area, a 15,420-acre property with fish, wildlife spotting, campgrounds, and more. There’s even a trout hatchery on-site. You may also want to visit the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery and Visitor Center for more information on fish farming and the local area. As for parks, Morton offers several to explore. Gust Backstrom Park has a playground and picnic areas, while nearby state parks feature swimming, fishing, camping, and watersports. Venture an hour outside Morton and you’ll be in the heart of ski country.

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Crime Rate

With a crime rate nearly 50% lower than the national average, Morton is safe for families. It’s safer than 74% of the country, and crime has decreased by 35% over the last year.

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