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Washburn is a village in Marshall and Woodford Counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 1,147 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Washburn is an agricultural community located in north-central Illinois. Illinois Route 89 forms the main north-south road through Washburn as Jefferson Street.
The village's residents recently voiced displeasure over two incidents of misconduct involving police department members on August 20 and 21 of 2011. There have been calls for the replacement of the officers.