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Illinois Profile

Named for the Illinois Indians, Illinois became the 21st state in 1818. Its capital is Springfield, which is the home of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. ...Read more here: Illinois - The Land of Lincoln

Capital City:
Springfield
Nickname:
Land of Lincoln / Prairie State
Motto:
State sovereignty, national union.
Statehood:
December 3, 1818 (21st)
Origin of State's Name:
French version of an Algonquin Indian for "warriors"
Largest Cities:
Chicago, Rockford, Aurora, Springfield, Peoria
Border States:
Indiana , Iowa , Michigan , Kentucky , Missouri , Wisconsin
Land Area:
55,593 sq. mi.; 24th largest
State Bird:
Cardinal
State Flower:
Native Violet (viola)
State Tree:
White Oak (quercus alba)
State Song:
Illinois

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Illinois

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    Illinois Schools

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    Elementary Schools

    Jefferson Elementary
    (708) 795-2454
    7035 16th St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    Lincoln Elementary School
    (708) 544-3373
    3420 Jackson
    Bellwood, IL 60104

    Middle Schools

    Gower Middle School
    (630) 323-8275
    7941 S Madison St
    Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    Glenn Raymond Middle School
    (815) 432-2115
    101 W Mulberry St
    Watseka, IL 60970

    High Schools

    Prospect High School
    (847) 718-5200
    801 W Kensington Rd
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    Lincoln Comm High School
    (217) 732-4131
    1000 Primm Rd
    Lincoln, IL 62656

    Sex Offender Information for Illinois

    For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

    In Illinois, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.isp.state.il.us/sor . Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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