Cities, Towns, and Villages in Peoria County, Illinois

Here is a list of all the cities, towns, and villages in Peoria County, Illinois

Peoria County is located in the U.S. state of Illinois. The 2020 United States Census listed its population at 181,830. Its county seat is Peoria. Peoria County is part of the Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Here is a list of all the cities, towns, and villages in Peoria County, Illinois:


  1. Chillicothe
  2. Elmwood
  3. Peoria
  4. West Peoria


  1. Brimfield
  2. Chillicothe
  3. Elmwood
  4. Jubilee
  5. Kickapoo
  6. Peoria City
  7. Princeville
  8. Trivoli
  9. West Peoria


  1. Bartonville
  2. Bellevue
  3. Brimfield
  4. Dunlap
  5. Glasford
  6. Hanna City
  7. Kingston Mines
  8. Mapleton
  9. Norwood
  10. Peoria Heights
  11. Princeville

Unincorporated communities

  1. Alta
  2. Edelstein
  3. Edwards
  4. Kickapoo
  5. Laura

Census-designated places

  1. Lake Camelot
  2. Mossville
  3. Rome
  4. Smithville
  5. Trivoli

Quick Facts about Peoria county, Illinois

Here are some quick facts about Peoria county, Illinois:

  • Official Website:
  • County Seat: Peoria
  • Founded: 1825
  • Area: Approximately 619 square miles
  • Population: Around 180,000
  • Geography: Located in central Illinois.
  • Economy: Diverse economy with contributions from manufacturing, healthcare, and commerce.
  • Notable City: Peoria is the largest city and serves as the county seat.
  • Education: Home to Bradley University and local school districts.
  • Recreation: Offers parks, cultural events, and outdoor activities. Peoria Riverfront and Grandview Drive are notable attractions.
  • Notable Landmarks: Peoria Civic Center, Caterpillar Visitors Center, and local historical sites contribute to the county’s character.

What language do they speak in Peoria Illinois?

  • Miami-Illinois language. The Peoria speak a dialect of the Miami-Illinois language, a Central Algonquian language in which these two dialects are mutually intelligible. The name Peoria, also Peouaroua, derives from their autonym, or name for themselves in the Illinois language, peewaareewa (modern pronunciation peewaalia).

Is Peoria Illinois a city or a town?

  • Peoria (/piˈɔːriə/ pee-OR-ee-ə) is a city in and county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States.

Is Peoria expensive to live?

  • The Cost of Living Index in Peoria IL is 87.4. This means that Peoria is 6.3% more affordable than the Illinois cost of living, which has a COLI of 93.7. Peoria is 12.6% more affordable than the national average of 100.

Who is the largest employer in Peoria?

  • OSF Healthcare-Our Leading Employers, OSF Healthcare, a growing, and innovative 15-hospital healthcare system, is headquartered in Peoria and is the region’s largest employer, followed closely by heavy machinery giant Caterpillar.
map of Peoria County, Illinois
map of Peoria County, Illinois


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