Cambridge, Illinois (Peoria Co.)

City: Cambridge

County: Peoria

State: Illinois

Cambridge was laid out in Brimfield Township in 1836. Soon the nearby village of Charleston, which was situated on the stagecoach route, began to flourish and Cambridge declined. It no longer exists.

Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, and David McCulloch, eds., Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Peoria County, 2 vols. (Chicago: Munsell, 1902) 2:653.