Place:Cherry, Bureau, Illinois, United States

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NameCherry
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.427°N 89.212°W
Located inBureau, Illinois, United States
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Cherry is a village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. The population was 482 at the 2010 census. It is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is located northwest of LaSalle-Peru, just a few miles north of Interstate 80, and is about east of the Quad Cities.

Cherry was the site of the Cherry Mine Disaster, which killed 259 coal miners in November 1909. This was the third most deadly mine disaster in U.S. history (as of 2005).

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