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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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Elementary Schools

Blythe Park Elementary
(708) 447-2168
735 Leesley Rd
Riverside, IL 60546
Harper Elementary
(847) 251-6754
1101 Dartmouth St
Wilmette, IL 60091

Middle Schools

Lincoln Jr High School
(815) 223-0933
1165 St Vincents Ave
La Salle, IL 61301
Washington Middle School
(708) 783-4200
8101 Ogden Ave
Lyons, IL 60534

High Schools

Mendota Twp High School
(815) 539-7446
2300 W Main St
Mendota, IL 61342
Meredosia Chambersburg High Sch
(217) 584-1291
Po Box 440
Meredosia, IL 62665

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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