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Peoria is an unincorporated community in southern Washington County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The community is on Missouri Route JJ approximately three miles southwest of Belgrade. The Washington-Iron county line is 1.5 miles south of the community. Big River flows past the community.


A post office called Peoria was established in 1908, and remained in operation until 1934. The community's name, which was one of several choices offered by postal officials, most likely is a transfer from Peoria, Illinois.

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