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About Germantown Hills, Illinois


Germantown Hills has quickly grown into a unique bedroom community for the Greater Peoria area. Largely agricultural in its history, Germantown Hills is now known for its spacious residential lots, beautiful vistas, and neighborly hospitality.

Settled: 1831
: 1954
Population: 3,438 (2010)

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Germantown Hills Highlights

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

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Fantastic Schools

Germantown Hills School District is ranked among the top 15% of Public School Districts in Illinois. More

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Residents take pride in their community and it shows in annual events like the St. Jude Bags Tournament & the Michaels 5k Run for Life. More

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& Safe

Germantown Hills has a strong family-oriented community which keeps crime down and enhances neighborhood & area safety.

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Germantown Hills’ great location means city conveniences nearby but the town still retains a quaint, small town feel.

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Community & Economic Development

Germantown Hills invests in quality of life amenities to attract and retain new residents and to promote economic growth within our community.

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Civic-minded citizens have worked collaboratively through its history to make Germantown Hills a caring community & a great place to live, work, & play.

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