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Centralia is a city in Southern Illinois.


Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

U.S. 51 and IL 161 run through Centralia. IL 161 links the town to Interstate 57 to the east, while U.S. 51 links it to Interstate 64 to the south.

By train[edit]

Centralia is served daily by Amtrak via the Illini and Saluki services that run between Chicago and Carbondale. The station is also a flag stop for the City of New Orleans running between Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans.

Get around[edit]

Map of Centralia (Illinois)


  • 1 Centralia Carillon. 8th largest carillon in the world, with 65 bells.
  • Fairview Park. An old steam locomotive from the old Illinois Central Railroad is on display here.
  • Foundation Park. 235 acre park with hiking trails, an ice skating pond, two fishing ponds and two disc golf courses.







Go next[edit]

Routes through Centralia
ChampaignEffingham  N  S  CarbondaleMemphis
ChampaignEffingham  N  S  CarbondaleEND
DecaturSandoval  N  S  → Jct W E31 → Carbondale

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