Place:Alorton, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

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NameAlorton
TypeVillage
Coordinates38.584°N 90.118°W
Located inSt. Clair, Illinois, United States
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Alorton (formerly Alcoa) is a village in St. Clair County, Illinois, United States. The estimated 2012 population was 1,964. It was 2,749 at the 2000 census.

Alorton was home to Cahokia Downs, an American horse racing track located on Highway 15 which hosted both Standardbred harness racing and Thoroughbred flat racing events from 1954 through 1979.

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