Edelstein, Illinois

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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; -89.63333Coordinates: 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.

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

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation at Edelstein since 1888.[1] The community's name honors John Edelstein, a railroad official.[2]

On 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, and others.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peoria County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ "Fire levels the historic Hub Ballroom in Edelstein". Star Courier. Retrieved 19 January 2014.