Peoria County, Illinois (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 286.
PEORIA COUNTY, situated toward the west part of Illinois, with Illinois river on the southeast.  Area, 648 square miles.  Seat of justice, Peoria.  Pop. in 1840, 6,153; in 1850, 17,547.
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