A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Peoria ...
When the people of Peoria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Peorian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Peoria has a population of 175,961 people<3> (see below for details).
Peoria was established in 1868.
The community of Peoria is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Peoria lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Peoria is located in the (623) area code.
The ZIP codes for Peoria: 85345, 85380-85382, 85385<5>
Websites for Peoria ...
Official Website: www.peoriaaz.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Peoria had an population of 175,961 people. This is an increase of 14.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.38% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Peoria had a population of 154,065 people. This makes Peoria the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Peoria represents 2.41% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 154,065 people, the population of Peoria increased 42.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 108,364 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Peoria.
Adding Peoria to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Peoria in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Peoria elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Peoria on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Peoria ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Peoria - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Peoria.
Communities near Peoria ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Peoria.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Peoria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Peoria.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Peoria. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Peoria.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Peoria. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Peoria.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peoria ...
Looking for more information about Peoria? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Peoria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peoria.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Peoria: www.peoriaaz.com/
The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021