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information about our annual celebration.
2009 Galesburg Railroad Days
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DIRECTIONS TO GALESBURG, ILLINOIS

Welcome to Galesburg, Illinois! We are located in Western Illinois less than an hour away from Peoria to our
East and the Quad Cities to our North.  We're easy to get to by any mode of transportation.

Galesburg is located in northwest central Illinois in Knox County, only 45 miles from both Peoria and the
Quad Cities on I-74, and a three hour train ride from downtown Chicago via Amtrak. This central location
allows residents to be able to access a variety of different cities with ease.

Galesburg, Illinois is 195 miles west of Chicago and 215 miles north of St. Louis. We have prepared
directions on driving to Galesburg from cities in the region.
City
Travel Time by
Car (in hours)
Travel Time by
Train (in hours)
Distance
(in miles)
Chicago
2.78
3.0
181
St. Louis
2.86
3.5
186
Kansas City
5.25
4.0
341
Minneapolis
5.82
10
378
Detroit
6.6
9.0
429
Memphis
7.18
9.5
467
Cleveland
7.69
10.5
500
Atlanta
11.09
23.0
721
New Orleans
13.25
20.0
861
Dallas
14.18
21.0
922
New York
14.52
23.0
944
Driving time assumes a 10-hour drive day, traveling at an average speed of 65
miles per hour, with no stops.
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