Edelstein, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°56′25″N 89°38′00″W / 40.94028°N 89.63333°W / 40.94028; -89.63333
Edelstein
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Peoria
Coordinates 40°56′25″N 89°38′00″W / 40.94028°N 89.63333°W / 40.94028; -89.63333
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code 61526
Area code 309
Telephone prefix 249
Location of Edelstein within Illinois
Location of Edelstein in Peoria County

Edelstein is an unincorporated village just off Illinois Route 40 in Peoria County, Illinois, 17.15 miles (27.60 km) north of Peoria City Hall, approximately 7.5 miles (12.1 km) north of the city limits of Peoria, and 7.5 miles (12.1 km) west of Chillicothe, Illinois.

Edelstein was named for a railroad official.[1]

Edelstein's main business is a manufacturing company named International Supply Company, which owns several blocks of the village.

On Thursday morning, June 25, 2009, the historic Hub Ballroom was destroyed by fire. Built in 1938, this building hosted celebrity appearances by Glenn Miller, Guy Lombardo, Jerry Lee Lewis, etc.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 114. 
  2. ^ "Fire levels the historic Hub Ballroom in Edelstein". Star Courier. Retrieved 19 January 2014.