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Peoria County Illinois Trails
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Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:

1823–1825
Fulton

1821–1823
Pike

1817–1821
Bond

1812–1821
Madison

1801–1812
St. Clair

Township Names:

Akron

Brimfield

Chillicothe

City of Peoria

Elmwood

Hallock

Hollis

Jubilee

Kickapoo
Name changed from Orange (date unknown, probably 1850).

Limestone

Logan

Medina
Name changed from Franklin (date unknown, probably 1850).

Millbrook

Princeville

Radnor
Name changed from Benton to Fremont and then to Radnor (dates unknown, probably 1850).

Richwoods
Part of Richwoods was given to Town of the City of Peoria when it was organized in 1907.

Rosefield

Timber

Trivoli

West Peoria

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Peoria County was Established on January 13, 1825

Named for the Indian tribe called the Peorias, one of the tribes from the Illinois confederacy



Helpful Addresses

Peoria County Courthouse
324 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Telephone:
County Clerk (309) 672-6070
Circuit Clerk (309) 672-6015
Recorder (309) 672-6090

IRAD Depository
University Library
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Telephone: (309) 298-2716
Peoria County Probates Online



Data Found Online Here

The 1850 Mortality Schedule - Complete!

Peoria County Biographies

Widow's Pension of James Sweat

Wisenburg Family Bible

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Peoria County Township Map

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Plat Map of the First Land Owners in Peoria County

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1886 Train Accident
Central Illinois Victims

   



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