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About Eureka, Illinois


Eureka offers the best of small-town living with features usually found in larger towns such as a hospital, a liberal arts college, and excellent parks & schools. Located in the eastern part of the Greater Peoria region, Eureka is far enough away to feel like a getaway, but close enough to enjoy the best this region has to offer.

Incorporated: 1859
Population: 5,295 (2010)

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Eureka Highlights

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


Lake Park

Centered around a gorgeous lake, this park offers fishing, primitive trails, disc golf, play area that includes special-needs equipment. More

Eureka College


State-of-the-art classrooms and world-class learning. Alma Mater of President Ronald Reagan. More

Eureka Schools


District 140 School District delivers excellent teaching, facilities, and extracurricular opportunities. More

Eureka Achome

Senior Living at its Best

Maple Lawn and the Apostolic Christian Home offer premier senior living and assisted living facilities.

Eureka Hospital

Advocate Eureka Hospital

Full-service hospital with emergency dept., surgery, MRI and a new, multi-million dollar renovation. More

Eureka Bunting


Conveniently located between Bloomington and Peoria with state route access makes Eureka a great place for businesses and commuters.

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