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Dave, Other/Just Looking in Saint Louis, MO

What advantages does Princeville have compared to Dunalp or Washington?

Asked by Dave, Saint Louis, MO Sun Feb 10, 2008

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Small town friendly Community" You can walk around town at midnight alone and no one will bother you.
Clean, honest caring people. We are only 9 miles north west of Dunlap and one of the Best kept secrets IN PEORIA County. You get a lot more for your money and bargin taxes. Nothing against Dunlap or Washington except that your children will most likely go to 3 different schools depending on their age and grade where in Princeville we have one well kept grade school and one well kept High School within walking distance of each other.
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Hmm, if you like rural areas, small towns, and maybe a tad less taxes, then you will like Princeville. Located only about 20-25 min from Peoria, but plenty of room to spread out. You can occasionally buy acreage in Princeville and it hasn't succumbed to "cookie-cutter" houses yet.

Dunlap is known for it's schools and high taxes. Lots of homes being built there some cookie-cutter, some not. Dunlap sits between Princeville and Peoria, so therefore it is more convenient. Probably a little more diversity in Dunlap than Princeville as a lot of Caterpillar transferees live there.

Washington is a nice quiet little town. Historic in nature with beautiful old Victorian homes and a good mix of new homes as well. Located on the East side of the Illinois River, many choose Washington over Peoria because it has a small-town atmosphere but close to the bigger city. Taxes are probably between Princeville and Dunlap rates.

Hope I answered your question. If you have others, please feel free to contact me. I do sell in all of these areas.
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