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About Peoria Heights, Illinois

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Peoria Heights offers the perfect balance of where to live, work and play. This charming village is small and quaint with a “hometown” feel and diverse population. The neighborhoods are walkable and pedestrian-friendly, with plenty of affordable housing options for growing families. Prospect Road through downtown Peoria Heights is lined with locally owned, eclectic restaurants and shops that are unique to the area.

Incorporated: 1898
Population: 6,074 (2013)

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Peoria Heights Highlights

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

One-of-a-Kind Shopping & Dining

One-of-a-Kind Shopping & Dining

Prospect Road is home to unique fashion boutiques, skilled jewelers, home decor shops, and creative dining.

Family-Friendly Neighborhoods

Family-Friendly Neighborhoods

If you’re looking for that first starter home or real estate with inspiring views, Peoria Heights is a perfect place to call home.

The World's Most Beautiful Drive

The World's Most Beautiful Drive

That’s what Teddy Roosevelt called Peoria’s Grandview Drive. He wasn’t wrong. Don’t miss it in autumn. More

The Views From Tower Park

The Views from Tower Park

Ride the elevator to the top observation deck of this 200 ft. tall water tower for stunning 360-degree views of the Illinois River, river valley, and more. More

Forest Park Nature Center

Forest Park Nature Center

These 500+ acres with seven miles of forested trails are full of wildlife, overlooks, hills, and the sounds of the woods. More

Rock Island Greenway Trail

Rock Island Greenway Trail

13 miles of paved trails connect Peoria Heights to downtown Peoria and the Rock Island Trail north of town. Map

Explore Other Greater Peoria Communities

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

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