City At A Glance
About Peoria, IL
Peoria, IL is located midway between St. Louis and Chicago in central Illinois, and is the largest urban center on the Illinois River. This three-time All American City is the world headquarters of Caterpillar, Inc., a growing sustainable-energy industry and a variety of higher education institutions including Bradley University. Peoria is also known as a thriving arts community with plenty of downtown living options and has a culinary line up that includes several wineries attract both visitors and residents.