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About Chillicothe, Illinois


Situated on a scenic stretch of the Illinois River less than 20 minutes north of Peoria, Chillicothe offers desirable local amenities – affordable housing, great schools, and an abundance of outdoor spaces.  Chillicothe provides the charm and convenience of a small town coupled with easy access to great places to work, dine and shop.  We look forward to seeing you.

Population: 6,097 (2010)

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Chillicothe Highlights

Considering Chillicothe? These are some of the most important & exciting things going on in town—

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Three Sisters

Gigantic park is home to concerts, music festivals like Summercamp, and Spider Hill, a frightful scare-fest each Fall. More

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Pearce Community Center

Pearce Community Center offers an indoor pool, 2 gymnasiums, walking/running track, fitness center, banquet room with full kitchen, & camps for kids. More

Chillicothe Pool

Shore Acres

Shore Acres Pool is home to two water slides, a diving well, a zero depth entry pool with play equipment, and a full service concession stand. More

Chillicothe Schools


Illinois Valley Central School District excels in academics and athletics. More

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Small Town Atmosphere

Chillicothe is the type of family-friendly town where you know your neighbors and business owners by name.

Chillicothe Playground


Low crime rates make Chillicothe the right place for you and your family.

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