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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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There has been a rash of burgleries in the St. Pat's area, the Cathedral area and the far west area. Please secure your... more

Posted In: St Pats, Joliet, IL
Started: July 16th 2004
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Should the curfew be 9 pm for any child that is 18 and younger.They should be going to school and not allowed to stay out late... more

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Elementary Schools

Gillespie Elementary
(773) 535-5065
9301 S State St
Chicago, IL 60619
Putnam Co Elem Sch Hennepin Bldg
(815) 925-7032
Po Box 229
Hennepin, IL 61327

Middle Schools

C F Simmons Middle School
(630) 299-4150
1130 Sheffer Rd
Aurora, IL 60505
Williamsfield Middle School
(309) 639-2216
Po Box 179
Williamsfield, IL 61489

High Schools

Coulterville High School
(618) 758-2881
Po Box 396
Coulterville, IL 62237
Paris High School
(217) 466-1175
309 S Main St
Paris, IL 61944

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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