Historical Societies in Peoria County, Illinois

There are 4 Historical Societies in Peoria County, Illinois, serving a population of 186,145 people in an area of 620 square miles. There is 1 Historical Society per 46,536 people, and 1 Historical Society per 154 square miles.

In Illinois, Peoria County is ranked 49th of 102 counties in Historical Societies per capita, and 11th of 102 counties in Historical Societies per square mile.

List of Peoria County Historical Societies

Find Peoria County, Illinois historical societies.


Brimfield Historical Society 111 South Galena Avenue Brimfield, IL

Chillicothe Historical Society 723 North 4th Street Chillicothe, IL

Peoria Historical Society 942 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue Peoria, IL

Peoria Illinois Historical Society 611 Southwest Washington Street Peoria, IL

About Peoria County Historical Societies

Peoria County Historical Societies are local organizations and history museums dedicated to studying, preserving, and fostering an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on the local community's history in Peoria County, IL. Historical Societies in Peoria County encourage and engage in the collection and preservation of historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories. Many Historical Societies conduct research about local businesses and families, which they make accessible and available as public records and exhibits.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Peoria County Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Peoria County historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Peoria County, Illinois
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering