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Peru and LaSalle are adjacent towns in Northern Illinois.


Peru is the more prominent of the two cities with a stronger economy, more modern businesses and the Peru Mall. LaSalle (often called La Salle) has lots of historic sites such as a replica canal boat, the Hegeler-Carus Mansion and the Hotel Kaskaskia. The towns have a combined population of 19,896 and a combined area of more than 20 square miles.

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Interstate 39, Interstate 80, U.S. Highway 6

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Go next[edit]

Chicago- 80 East to 55 North. About 1½-3 hours away. Make sure to allow lots of time during peak hours!

Bloomington- 39 South. About 1½-2 hours away.

Routes through LaSalle-Peru
RockfordRochelle  N I-39.svgUS 51.svg S  El PasoNormal
DavenportLe Claire ← Jct N I-74.svg S  W I-80.svg E  UticaChicago
DavenportMoline  W US 6.svg E  UticaJoliet

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Peru, Illinois
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LaSalle, Illinois