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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

Speed Independence Elem Sch
(708) 596-1952
16121 Central Park
Markham, IL 60426
Don D Shute Elementary
(309) 427-5500
300 Briarbrook Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611

Middle Schools

Gemini Jr High School
(847) 827-1181
8955 Greenwood Ave
Niles, IL 60714
Glenwood Intermediate Sch
(217) 483-1183
465 Chatham Rd
Chatham, IL 62629

High Schools

Belleville High School East
(618) 222-3706
2555 West Blvd
Belleville, IL 62221
Taylorville Correctional Center
(217) 824-4004
Po Box 1000
Taylorville, IL 62568

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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