Peoria County

Known as the Heart of Illinois, Peoria County lies on the west side of the Illinois River in halfway between Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. Known for having big city amenities in a small-town feel Peoria Country has 15 cities and villages for you to discover. Read on to learn how Peoria County is brimming with possibility- with connections and relationships found around every corner of this tight-knit community.

City of Peoria

Rising up from the banks of the Illinois River lies Peoria–a city built from a deep-rooted history in manufacturing, agriculture, and whiskey.

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City of Chillicothe

With all the charm and convenience of a small river town, Chillicothe has easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment. Its... Read More arrow

City of Elmwood

This charmingly historic town has a flair for culture, community, or comfort food–its a small town that knows how to throw big... Read More arrow

Village of Peoria Heights

Nestled on the west bluffs of the Illinois River is the picturesque village of Peoria Heights. The thriving downtown business... Read More arrow

Village of Princeville

Just past the prairie grasses and wildflowers, adventurers exploring along the Rock Island Trail will eventually find themselves... Read More arrow

Food + Beverage

8 Bit Arcade Bar

Peoria's first and only arcade bar, specializing in craft beer. Currently have over 150 different beers.

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Comfort Suites of Peoria

Let us be your Home away from Home!

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The Peoria Area College Student Bucket List

From freshman to super-senior, get the most out of your collegiate experience with the help of this ultimate Peoria Area college bucket list.

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Summer In Peoria

From our state parks to our favorite food dives, we do summer in Peoria differently. Read More arrow

Join Us in Our Neck of the Woods This Autumn

Greater Peoria puts on a seasonal show like nowhere else—and stunning foliage is just the beginning. Read More arrow

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