Morton is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,669 at the 2010 census.
Morton was named after Sketchley Morton, son of John Morton, a signer of the Declaration of Independenceand the delegate who cast the deciding vote in favor of American independence. In 1776, Morton became part of Ridley Township and Springfield Township.The borough houses the Morton train station, built in 1880 by Joseph Wilson of the Wilson Brothers architectural firm to serve the Morton stop on the Pennsylvania Railroad West Chester line that originated in 1854. It is currently used on the SEPTA Regional Rail Media/Elwyn Line.The Piasecki Helicopter Corporation opened a manufacturing plant in Morton in 1947. The Piasecki H-21 and the Piasecki HUP-1 were both manufactured there. Boeing incorporated the company in 1960, and the company moved the manufacturing to a site along the Delaware River.The original Piasecki building is now a BJ's Wholesale Club, with the control tower on one corner.Mike Scioscia, manager of the Major League Baseball Los Angeles Angels and former professional baseball player, is a native of Morton.