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Peoria County, Illinois

Peoria County is located in the central part of Illinois, southwest of Chicago. It is part of the Peoria Metro area.

It is named for the Peoria Tribe, which once inhabited the area. The seat and largest city are both Peoria (7th most populous in IL).

It borders Stark, Marshall, Woodford, Tazewell, Fulton and Knox Counties.

Main Highways include I-74, I-474, US-24, US-150, IL-6, IL-8, IL-9, IL-29 and IL-40.

Cities
Bartonville
Bellevue
Chillicothe
Edelstien
Laura
Peoria
Pottstown
Princeville

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