Fulton County offers a unique blend of great schools, excellent healthcare, outstanding parks, a lower cost of living and relaxed lifestyles―all within rolling rural hills, rivers and valleys in the heart of West Central Illinois. And, Fulton County is just a short distance from Peoria, Illinois, offering all the amenities of a large metropolitan area. It’s a perfect place to live, work and play!
During the early years of settlement, Fulton County residents concentrated in many locations around the county. Since that time, many of these places have faded away leaving little or no trace on the landscape, surviving only in the annals of our history. The following towns survive today.