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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

Allendale Elementary School
(618) 299-3161
Box 130
Allendale, IL 62410
Wyoming Grade School
(309) 695-5181
300 Van Buren
Wyoming, IL 61491

Middle Schools

Chicago Math & Sci Elem Charter
(773) 761-8960
1709 W Lunt Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
Ellis Middle School
(847) 888-5151
225 S Liberty St
Elgin, IL 60120

High Schools

Carbondale Comm H S
(618) 457-3371
1301 E Walnut St
Carbondale, IL 62902
Prophetstown High School
(815) 537-5161
310 W Riverside Dr
Prophetstown, IL 61277

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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