Welcome to Illinois

Illinois, also known as the Land of Lincoln, was the twenty-first state to join the Union, when it was admitted on December 3, 1818. It lies in the eastern north-central United States and is surrounded by Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, and Lake Michigan. Springfield is the state's capital, but Chicago is Illinois's most heavily populated city, with nearly three million residents.

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Latest Illinois Businesses

Bob's Marina Inc
Antioch, IL 60002
(224) 267-0546

Bloomingdale Public Library
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(630) 556-7137

Model Printers
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 948-6351

Creative Cabinets Pro Inc
Danville, IL 61832
(217) 446-6400

Steinberg Goodman &...
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 533-2703

Ronald A. Weiss, CPA, Ch...
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 213-2116

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Illinois Information

State Flag

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Capital Springfield
State Bird Cardinal
State Flower Purple Violet
State Tree White Oak
Universities
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Northwestern University
  • Illinois State University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • DePaul University
  • Western Illinois University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • University of Chicago
Sports Teams
  • Chicago White Sox
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago Bears
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Chicago Blackhawks
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