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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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Illinois Schools

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Elementary Schools

Lexington Elementary
(309) 365-2741
Po Box 67
Lexington, IL 61753
Olympia West Elem Sch
(309) 392-2671
Po Box 830
Minier, IL 61759

Middle Schools

Saul L Beck Upper Grade Center
(708) 758-1400
800 E 14th St
Ford Heights, IL 60411
Laharpe Junior High School
(217) 659-3713
404 W Main St
La Harpe, IL 61450

High Schools

Armstrong High School
(217) 569-2122
Po Box 37
Armstrong, IL 61812
Thornton Fractnl No High School
(708) 585-1000
755 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL 60409

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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