About This Place
La Fayette (pronounced Lafe-yet) is a village in Stark County, Illinois, United States. The population was 227 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
La Fayette is located at 41Â°6â²35â³N 89Â°58â²25â³W / 41.10972Â°N 89.97361Â°W / 41.10972; -89.97361 (41.109825, -89.973632).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 kmÂ²), all of it land.