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East Peoria, Illinois

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Home to Caterpillar’s first factory, East Peoria still houses Caterpillar manufacturing facilities. More than a factory town, East Peoria is a thriving center of commerce and learning. The Levee District is a regional shopping hub, and Illinois Central College’s well-designed campus resides on top of an East Peoria bluff.

Founded: 1884
Population: 23,402 (2010)

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East Peoria Highlights

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

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Great Shopping
& Dining

Fabulous shopping and restaurant destinations, including Bass Pro Shop, EastSide Centre, Costco, and more.

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Central
Location

East Peoria is in the heart of metropolitan area—easy to get to and from anywhere.  Quick access to hospitals and a variety of transportation options.

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Safety is
a Priority

East Peoria has a low crime rate. Over the past 8 years the city council has invested in public safety for residents and visitors.

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Great Support Services

If you’re in business, East Peoria has all sorts of great supply houses for everything from office supplies to plumbing to electrical to everything in-between.

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Quality Services for Residents

Services like fully-certified paramedics, complementary recycling, as well as a full-time fire department in addition to new educational facilities.

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Unique Small-Town Feel

East Peoria offers a small-town feel, but with the services and amenities found in big city living.

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*The circle size in the map above corresponds with the population of that city.

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