Place:Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States

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NameCerro Gordo
TypeVillage
Coordinates39.891°N 88.733°W
Located inPiatt, Illinois, United States
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Cerro Gordo is a village in Piatt County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,436 at the 2000 census, and 1,344 in 2009.

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Cerro Gordo is named after the Battle of Cerro Gordo (1847) in the Mexican-American War. The name translates to English as "Fat Hill".

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