Place:Raleigh, Saline, Illinois, United States

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NameRaleigh
TypeVillage
Coordinates37.827°N 88.534°W
Located inSaline, Illinois, United States
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Raleigh is a village in Saline County, Illinois, United States. The population was 330 at the 2000 census.

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The small village of Raleigh was the seat of Saline County following the County's troubled creation around 1847. Raleigh had its own school, several stores, and was a bustling village. Now, along with many Saline county towns, Raleigh has been abandoned by business and commerce, leaving only a 350 residents to keep a population.

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