Pekin


Fun Things to Do in Pekin

Fun Things to Do in Pekin IL PEKIN PARK DISTRICT Ask anyone who lives in or visits Pekin what they remember the most, and it’s likely they’ll say, “the parks.”…

Welcome to Pekin

Whether you’re coming to Pekin for a few days or for a lifetime, you’ll find the perfect combination of community, opportunity and home that you’re looking for. Quiet and scenic,…

Important Numbers

Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce (309) 346-2106 • www.pekinchamber.com Advanced Medical Transport (Ambulance) (800) 457-1143 • www.amtci.org Ameren Illinois (Gas & Electric) (800) 755-5000 • www.Ameren.com CenturyLink (Cable TV /…

Positioned for Access

There’s no greater feeling than knowing you’re in the right place and Pekin is in the right place – conveniently positioned in the west central portion of Illinois and comfortably…

City Government

HISTORY Robert de La Salle, with a fleet of canoes and 33 men, is believed to be one of the first European explorers to visit the Pekin area. In 1680…

Feeling at Home in Pekin

SERVICE Pekin is home to a variety of businesses that support the community, providing steady employment for residents and contributing to the hometown atmosphere that is felt throughout the city….

Industrial Sector of Pekin

Pekin is rooted within a large and growing central Illinois industrial sector. The Pekin-Peoria Metropolitan Service Area, with a population of nearly 380,000, is home to a number of industries….

Public & Private Schools

Pekin Public Schools District 108 501 Washington St. • Pekin (309) 477-4740 • www.pekin.net There are many reasons the Pekin school system is one of the best in the area…