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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

Lafayette Elementary
(773) 534-4326
2714 W Augusta Bl
Chicago, IL 60622
General John A Logan Elem Sch
(618) 684-4471
320 Watson Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Middle Schools

Indiana Elementary
(708) 747-5300
165 Indiana St
Park Forest, IL 60466
Southwestern Middle School
(618) 729-3217
Po Box 70
Piasa, IL 62079

High Schools

Vaughn Occupational High School
(773) 534-3600
4355 N Linder Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
Monmouth Roseville High Sch
(309) 734-5118
325 W 1st Ave
Monmouth, IL 61462

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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