What is Chillicothe IL known for?
Since its creation the railroad has connected Chillicothe to the outside world. The Rock Island Railroad (now Iowa Interstate Railroad) serves Chillicothe paralleling the Illinois River. The Rock Island Rockets used to serve Chillicothe connecting Peoria & Chicago.
What county is Chillicothe?
Chillicothe, IL is a quiet town outside of Peoria, IL. It is somewhat of a nice place to live, some say it is better than Peoria. Small town communities help each other, and appreciate their small town. You can hardly step anywhere without seeing a familiar face.
Is Chillicothe Illinois Safe?
Chillicothe has an overall crime rate of 11 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Chillicothe is 1 in 88.
What city sits on the Illinois River?
Ottawa, city, seat (1831) of La Salle county, north-central Illinois, U.S. It lies at the confluence of the Fox and Illinois rivers, about 80 miles (130 km) southwest of Chicago.
When was Chillicothe established?
Is beautifully situated on the west bank of the Illinois river, eighteen miles above Peoria, and on the line of the Bureau branch of Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific railroad. It was settled in quite an early day, and was laid out as a town in July, 1836, by Harrison H. Jameson and Joseph L.
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What county is Peoria IL in?