Illinois

Located in Illinois (Illinois) U.S.A West, North Wisconsin The northeast. lake michigan The east boundary, The state of Indiana Adjacent to the southeast. The state of Kentucky West across. The Mississippi River and The state of Missouri and Iowa Across. Area of 146 thousand square kilometers, the capital of Springfield (Springfield).
Illinois
The alias" The Inland Empire "(The Inland Empire) or" Prairie State "(The Prairie State). Is the state flower violet (Native Violet). Is the state bird Cardinals (Cardinal). Is the state tree White oak (White Oak).

Illinois History

The Indians named Lino I in the name of the tribe. In 1673, law
 Illinois Illinois
The explorers Louis Jolie and Jacques Makart first explored the Mississippi and Illinois river. In 1763, the British made East of the Mississippi River authority. 1784 was acquired by the United states. In February 3, 1809, the establishment of Illinois territory. In 1818, Illinois became the twenty-first state of the United states. By 1834 Lincoln Was elected to the state legislature began his political career, the state is also called "the land of lincoln".

Illinois administrative division

The capital is located in central Illinois Springfield, Illinois, is the political center.
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Chicago is the largest city in Illinois, as the third largest city after New York and Losangeles. Chicago and the surrounding 6 counties formed the greater Chicago area.
Important: Chicago city, Evans Don , Elgin , Akron Joliet, Aurora Waukegan, Rockford , Di Kalb , Rock Island Galesburg, Peoria Nobel, Mo er, El Bana - Champagne, Dan Lovell, Terre Haute, Indiana Prefecture, Springfield prefecture, Bloomington A, Alton, Dong, Dickie St. Louis , Sentele Leah This, Dyer, Paducah, Kentucky.
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Adams County 001 Quincy One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Pike County John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848), sixthPresident of the United States Sixty-seven thousand one hundred and three 857sqmi
(2220km)

  
Alexander County 003 Cairo One thousand eight hundred and nineteen Union County William M. Alexander, a settler and state representative in theIllinois General Assembly Eight thousand two hundred and thirty-eight 236sqmi
(611km)

  
Bond County 005 Greenville One thousand eight hundred and seventeen Crawford County, Edwards County, and Madison County Shadrach Bond (1773 - 1832), FirstGovernor of Illinois Seventeen thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight 380sqmi
(984km)

  
Boone County 007 Belvidere One thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven Winnebago County (1734-1820), trailblazer of theWilderness Roadin Kentucky Fifty-four thousand one hundred and sixty-five 281sqmi
(728km)

  
Brown County 009 Mount Sterling One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Schuyler County (1775 - 1828), a successfulAmerican Revolutionarmy officer responsible for Great Lakes defenses Six thousand nine hundred and thirty-seven 306sqmi
(793km)

  
Bureau County 011 Princeton One thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven Putnam County Pierre de Bureo, Frenchman North, American fur trader Thirty-four thousand nine hundred and seventy-eight 869sqmi
(2251km)

  
Calhoun County 013 Hardin One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Pike County John C. Calhoun (1782 - 1850), South Carolinasenator and seventhVice President of the United States Five thousand and eighty-nine 254sqmi
(658km)

  
Carroll County 015 Mount Carroll One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Jo Daviess Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737 - 1832), signed theDeclaration of Independenceon behalf ofMaryland Fifteen thousand three hundred and eighty-seven 444sqmi
(1150km)

  
Cass County 017 Virginia One thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven Morgan County Lewis Cass (1782 - 1866), second governor ofMichigan Territory, fourteenthUnited States Secretary of War Thirteen thousand six hundred and forty-two 376sqmi
(974km)

  
Champaign County 019 Urbana One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three Vermilion County Champaign County, Ohio which, took its name from the French For open level country "" Two hundred and one thousand and eighty-one 997sqmi
(2582km)

  
Christian County 021 Taylorville One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Sangamon County Christian County, Kentucky which, was itself named afterColonel William Christian Thirty-four thousand and eight hundred 709sqmi
(1836km)

  
Clark County 023 Marshall One thousand eight hundred and nineteen Crawford County George Rogers Clark (1752 - 1818), highest-ranking officer in theNorthwest Territoryduring theAmerican Revolution Sixteen thousand three hundred and thirty-five 502sqmi
(1300km)

  
Clay County 025 Louisville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-four Wayne, Lawrence, Fayette, and Crawford County Henry Clay (1777 - 1852), Kentucky legislator who negotiated theMissouri Compromise Thirteen thousand eight hundred and fifteen 469sqmi
(1215km)

  
Clinton County 027 Carlyle One thousand eight hundred and twenty-four Washington, Bond, and Fayette County DeWitt Clinton (1769 - 1828), Governor of New York, responsible for the construction of theErie Canal Thirty-seven thousand seven hundred and sixty-two 474sqmi
(1228km)

  
Coles County 029 Charleston One thousand eight hundred and thirty Clark and Edgar County Edward Coles (1786 - 1868), secondGovernor of Illinois, responsible for the abolition of slavery in Illinois Fifty-three thousand eight hundred and seventy-three 508sqmi
(1316km)

  
Cook County 031 Chicago One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one Putnam County Daniel Pope Cook (1794 - 1827), politician and firstAttorney General of Illinois Five million one hundred and ninety-four thousand six hundred and seventy-five 946sqmi
(2450km)

  
Crawford County 033 Robinson One thousand eight hundred and sixteen Edwards County William H. Crawford (1772 - 1834), ninthUnited States Secretary of War, seventhSecretary of the Treasury Nineteen thousand eight hundred and seventeen 444sqmi
(1150km)

  
Cumberland County 035 Toledo One thousand eight hundred and forty-three Coles County Disputed : Cumberland Road, which entered the county; Cumberland Maryland; orCumberland Riverin Kentucky. Eleven thousand and forty-eight 346sqmi
(896km)

  
DeKalb County 037 Sycamore One thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven Kane County Johann de Kalb (1721 - 80), German soldier in theContinental Armywho fought alongsideGilbert Du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette One hundred and five thousand one hundred and sixty 634sqmi
(1642km)

  
DeWitt County 039 Clinton One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Macon and McLean County DeWitt Clinton (1769 - 1828), Governor of New York, responsible for the construction of theErie Canal Sixteen thousand five hundred and sixty-one 398sqmi
(1031km)

  
Douglas County 041 Tuscola One thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine Coles County Stephen A. Douglas (1813 - 61), prominent Illinois Democrat whoengaged in debateswithAbraham Lincoln Nineteen thousand nine hundred and eighty 417sqmi
(1080km)

  
DuPage County 043 Wheaton One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Cook County DuPage River Nine hundred and sixteen thousand nine hundred and twenty-four 334sqmi
(865km)

  
Edgar County 045 Paris One thousand eight hundred and twenty-three Clark County (C. 1750 - 1832), Illinois delegate to theNorthwest Territorylegislature; at time, wealthiest man in Illinois Eighteen thousand five hundred and seventy-six 624sqmi
(1616km)

  
Edwards County 047 Albion One thousand eight hundred and fourteen Gallatin County and Madison County Ninian Edwards (1775 - 1833), thirdGovernor of the State of Illinoisand only governor of theIllinois Territory Six thousand seven hundred and twenty-one 222sqmi
(575km)

  
Effingham County 049 Effingham One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one Fayette and Crawford County Lord Thomas Effingham, military officer who resigned from theBritish Armyto avoid fighting the American colonies Thirty-four thousand two hundred and forty-two 479sqmi
(1241km)

  
Fayette County 051 Vandalia One thousand eight hundred and twenty-one Bond, Wayne, Clark, Jefferson, and Crawford County Marquis de la Fayette (1757 - 1834), French military officer who was a key factor in the American AndFrench Revolutions. Twenty-two thousand one hundred and forty 716sqmi
(1854km)

  
Ford County 053 Paxton One thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine Vermilion County Thomas Ford (1800 - 50), eighthGovernor of Illinois served during theIllinois Mormon War; Fourteen thousand and eighty-one 486sqmi
(1259km)

  
Franklin County 055 One thousand eight hundred and eighteen White County and Gallatin County Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 90), prolific writer, inventor and, politician key factor in theAmerican Revolution; Thirty-nine thousand five hundred and sixty-one 412sqmi
(1067km)

  
Fulton County 057 Lewistown One thousand eight hundred and twenty-three Pike County Robert Fulton (1765 - 1815), inventor of thesteamboat Thirty-seven thousand and sixty-nine 866sqmi
(2243km)

  
Gallatin County 059 Shawneetown One thousand eight hundred and twelve Randolph County Albert Gallatin (1761 - 1849), fourth and longest-servingUnited States Secretary of the Treasury Five thousand five hundred and eighty-nine 324sqmi
(839km)

  
Greene County 061 Carrollton One thousand eight hundred and twenty-one Madison County Nathanael Greene (1742 - 86), major general in theContinental Army Thirteen thousand eight hundred and eighty-six 543sqmi
(1406km)

  
Grundy County 063 Morris One thousand eight hundred and forty-one LaSalle County Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840), Tennesseansenator that served as the thirteenthUnited States Attorney General Fifty thousand and sixty-three 420sqmi
(1088km)

  
Hamilton County 065 McLeansboro One thousand eight hundred and twenty-one White County Alexander Hamilton (1755 - 1804), firstUnited States Secretary of the Treasury Eight thousand four hundred and fifty-seven 435sqmi
(1127km)

  
Hancock County 067 Carthage One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Adams County John Hancock (1737 - 93), first governor of theMassachusetts colonyand president of theSecond Continental Congress Nineteen thousand one hundred and four 795sqmi
(2059km)

  
Hardin County 069 Elizabethtown One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Pope County Hardin County, Kentucky which, was itself named afterJohn Hardin Four thousand three hundred and twenty 178sqmi
(461km)

  
Henderson County 071 Oquawka One thousand eight hundred and forty-one Warren County Henderson County, Kentucky which, was itself named after Seven thousand three hundred and thirty-one 379sqmi
(982km)

  
Henry County 073 Cambridge One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Fulton County Patrick Henry (1736-99), American Revolutionary Warfigure and first and sixthGovernor of Virginia Fifty thousand four hundred and eighty-six 823sqmi
(2132km)

  
Iroquois County 075 Watseka One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three Vermilion County IroquoisNative Americans Twenty-nine thousand seven hundred and eighteen 1116sqmi
(2890km)

  
Jackson County 077 Murphysboro One thousand eight hundred and sixteen Randolph County and Johnson County Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventhPresident of the United States, United States Senator from Tennessee And general, in theWar of 1812 Sixty thousand two hundred and eighteen 588sqmi
(1523km)

  
Jasper County 079 Newton One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one Clay and Crawford County Sgt.William Jasper (C. 1750-79), American Revolutionary Warsoldier popularized byParson Weems Nine thousand six hundred and ninety-eight 494sqmi
(1279km)

  
Jefferson County 081 Mount Vernon One thousand eight hundred and nineteen Edwards and White County Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), thirdPresident of the United States, secondVice President of the United States, Governor of Virginia, and one of the foremostFounding Fathers of the United States Thirty-eight thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven 571sqmi
(1479km)

  
Jersey County 083 Jerseyville One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Greene County State ofNew Jersey, from which many early settlers hailed Twenty-two thousand nine hundred and eighty-five 369sqmi
(956km)

  
Jo Daviess County 085 Galena One thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven Henry, Mercer, and Putnam County Joseph Hamilton Daveiss (1774-1811), commander of the Indiana Dragoons at theBattle of Tippecanoe Twenty-two thousand six hundred and seventy-eight 601sqmi
(1557km)

  
Johnson County 087 Vienna One thousand eight hundred and twelve Randolph County Richard Mentor Johnson (abt. 1780-1850), ninthVice President of the United Statesand United States Senator form Kentucky Twelve thousand five hundred and eighty-two 346sqmi
(896km)

  
Kane County 089 Geneva One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six LaSalle County Elias Kane (1794-1835), United States Senator from Illinois Five hundred and fifteen thousand two hundred and sixty-nine 521sqmi
(1349km)

  
Kankakee County 091 Kankakee One thousand eight hundred and fifty-three Iroquois and Will County Kankakee River One hundred and thirteen thousand four hundred and forty-nine 678sqmi
(1756km)

  
Kendall County 093 Yorkville One thousand eight hundred and forty-one LaSalle and Kane County Amos Kendall (1789-1869), United States Postmaster Generalunder PresidentsAndrew JacksonandMartin Van Buren One hundred and fourteen thousand seven hundred and thirty-six 321sqmi
(831km)

  
Knox County 095 Galesburg One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Fulton County Gen.Henry Knox (1750-1806), American Revolutionary Wargeneral and firstUnited States Secretary of War Fifty-two thousand nine hundred and nineteen 716sqmi
(1854km)

  
Lake County 097 Waukegan One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine McHenry County Lake Michigan Seven hundred and three thousand four hundred and sixty-two 448sqmi
(1160km)

  
LaSalle County 099 Ottawa One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one Putnam and Tazewell County Sieur de la Salle (1643-87), French explorer of theGreat Lakes. One hundred and thirteen thousand nine hundred and twenty-four 1135sqmi
(2940km)

  
Lawrence County One hundred and one Lawrenceville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-one Crawford and Edwards County Capt.James Lawrence (1781-1813), commander of theUSS Chesapeake in theWar of 1812 Famous for his command Don't give up the ship "!" Sixteen thousand eight hundred and thirty-three 372sqmi
(963km)

  
Lee County One hundred and three Dixon One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Ogle County "Light Horse" Henry Lee III (1756-1818), American Revolutionary Warofficer and ninthGovernor of Virginia Thirty-six thousand and thirty-one 725sqmi
(1878km)

  
Livingston County One hundred and five Pontiac One thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven LaSalle and McLean County Edward Livingston (1764-1836), prominent jurist, Congressman from New York AndLouisiana, andU.S. Secretary of Statefrom 1831-33. Thirty-eight thousand nine hundred and fifty 1044sqmi
(2704km)

  
Logan County One hundred and seven Lincoln One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Sangamon County John Logan, a country doctor and early settler, and the father ofJohn A. Logan. Thirty thousand three hundred and five 618sqmi
(1601km)

  
Macon County One hundred and fifteen Decatur One thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine Shelby County Nathaniel Macon (1758-1837), sixthSpeaker of the United States House of RepresentativesandUnited States Senatorfrom North Carolina . One hundred and ten thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight 581sqmi
(1505km)

  
Macoupin County One hundred and seventeen Carlinville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine Greene County Native American word Macoupin , meaningAmerican lotus Forty-seven thousand seven hundred and sixty-five 864sqmi
(2238km)

  
Madison County One hundred and nineteen Edwardsville One thousand eight hundred and twelve St. Clair County and Randolph County James Madison (1751-1836), fourthPresident of the United Statesand principal author of theConstitution of the United States. Two hundred and sixty-nine thousand two hundred and eighty-two 725sqmi
(1878km)

  
Marion County One hundred and twenty-one Salem One thousand eight hundred and twenty-three Fayette and Jefferson County Francis Marion (C. 1732-95), general in theAmerican Revolutionary Warknown as The Swamp Fox "" Thirty-nine thousand four hundred and thirty-seven 572sqmi
(1481km)

  
Marshall County One hundred and twenty-three Lacon One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Putnam County John Marshall (1755-1835), fourth and longest-servingChief Justice of the United States, wrote opinion inMarbury v. Madisonestablishing the principle ofjudicial review Twelve thousand six hundred and forty 386sqmi
(1000km)

  
Mason County One hundred and twenty-five Havana One thousand eight hundred and forty-one Tazewell and Menard County Named afterMason County, Kentucky itself, named after Fourteen thousand six hundred and sixty-six 539sqmi
(1396km)

  
Massac County One hundred and twenty-seven Metropolis One thousand eight hundred and forty-three Pope and Johnson County Fort Massac, a colonial-era fort on theOhio River Fifteen thousand four hundred and twenty-nine 239sqmi
(619km)

  
McDonough County One hundred and nine Macomb One thousand eight hundred and twenty-six Schuyler County CommodoreThomas Macdonough (1783-1825), commander of American naval forces at theBattle of Plattsburgh Thirty-two thousand six hundred and twelve 589sqmi
(1526km)

  
McHenry County One hundred and eleven Woodstock One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six Cook and LaSalle County MajorWilliam McHenry (C. 1771-1835), officer in during several campaigns againstNative Americansand member of the Illinois legislature Three hundred and eight thousand seven hundred and sixty 604sqmi
(1564km)

  
McLean County One hundred and thirteen Bloomington One thousand eight hundred and thirty Tazewell County (1791-1830), United States RepresentativeandUnited States Senatorfrom Illinois (the latter from 1824-25 and 1829-30) One hundred and sixty-nine thousand five hundred and seventy-two 1184sqmi
(3067km)

  
Menard County One hundred and twenty-nine Petersburg One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Sangamon County Pierre Menard (1766-1844), prominent early settler and firstLieutenant Governor of Illinois Twelve thousand seven hundred and five 314sqmi
(813km)

  
Mercer County One hundred and thirty-one Aledo One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Schuyler County Hugh Mercer (1726-77), British officer in theSeven Years'Warand general in theContinental Armyduring theAmerican Revolutionary War Sixteen thousand four hundred and thirty-four 561sqmi
(1453km)

  
Monroe County One hundred and thirty-three One thousand eight hundred and sixteen Randolph County and St. Clair County James Monroe (1758-1831), seventhUnited States Secretary of State, eighthUnited States Secretary of War, Governor of Virginia, and fifthPresident of the United States Thirty-two thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven 388sqmi
(1005km)

  
Montgomery County One hundred and thirty-five Hillsboro One thousand eight hundred and twenty-one Bond and Madison County Gen.Richard Montgomery (1738-75), Brigadier-General in theContinental Armywho led the unsuccessfulinvasion of Canada Thirty thousand one hundred and four 704sqmi
(1823km)

  
Morgan County One hundred and thirty-seven Jacksonville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-three Sangamon County Gen.Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), successful tactician in theAmerican Revolutionary Warand laterUnited States RepresentativefromVirginia Thirty-five thousand five hundred and forty-seven 569sqmi
(1474km)

  
Moultrie County One hundred and thirty-nine Sullivan One thousand eight hundred and forty-three Shelby and Macon County Gen.William Moultrie (1730-1805), American Revolutionary Wargeneral andGovernor of South Carolina Fourteen thousand eight hundred and forty-six 336sqmi
(870km)

  
Ogle County One hundred and forty-one Oregon One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six Jo Daviess Joseph Ogle (1737-1821), early settler in southwest Illinois, who helped found the firstMethodistchurch in Illinois Fifty-three thousand four hundred and ninety-seven 759sqmi
(1966km)

  
Peoria County One hundred and forty-three Peoria One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Fulton County ThePeoriaNative American tribe One hundred and eighty-six thousand four hundred and ninety-four 620sqmi
(1606km)

  
Perry County One hundred and forty-five Pinckneyville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven Randolph and Jackson County CommodoreOliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), American naval officer who led the victorious American forces at theBattle of Lake Erie Twenty-two thousand three hundred and fifty 441sqmi
(1142km)

  
Piatt County One hundred and forty-seven Monticello One thousand eight hundred and forty-one DeWitt and Macon County John Piatt, the patriarch of a prominent settler family in the early history of the county Sixteen thousand seven hundred and twenty-nine 440sqmi
(1140km)

  
Pike County One hundred and forty-nine Pittsfield One thousand eight hundred and twenty-one Madison, Bond, and Clark County Zebulon Pike (1779-1813), early explorer of theAmerican Southwest, namesake ofPikes Peak Sixteen thousand four hundred and thirty 830sqmi
(2150km)

  
Pope County One hundred and fifty-one Golconda One thousand eight hundred and sixteen Gallatin and Johnson County Nathaniel Pope (1784-1850), early Delegate fromIllinois Territoryto Congress and judge on theUnited States District Court for the District of Illinois Four thousand four hundred and seventy 371sqmi
(961km)

  
Pulaski County One hundred and fifty-three Mound City One thousand eight hundred and forty-three Alexander and Johnson County Gen.Casimir Pulaski (1745-79), Polish Americangeneral of cavalry in theAmerican Revolutionary War Six thousand one hundred and sixty-one 201sqmi
(521km)

  
Putnam County One hundred and fifty-five Hennepin One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Fulton County Gen.Israel Putnam (1718-90), commander of American forces at theBattle of Bunker Hill Six thousand and six 160sqmi
(414km)

  
Randolph County One hundred and fifty-seven Chester One thousand seven hundred and ninety-five St. Clair County Edmund Randolph (1753-1813), firstAttorney General of the United States, and brieflyUnited States Secretary of State Thirty-three thousand four hundred and seventy-six 578sqmi
(1497km)

  
Richland County One hundred and fifty-nine Olney One thousand eight hundred and forty-one Clay and Lawrence County Richland County, Ohio itself, named for its rich Soil Sixteen thousand two hundred and thirty-three 360sqmi
(932km)

  
Rock Island County One hundred and sixty-one Rock Island One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one Jo Daviess County Rock Island One hundred and forty-seven thousand five hundred and forty-six 427sqmi
(1106km)

  
Saline County One hundred and sixty-five Harrisburg One thousand eight hundred and forty-seven Gallatin County Salt springs within the county Twenty-four thousand nine hundred and thirteen 383sqmi
(992km)

  
Sangamon County One hundred and sixty-seven Springfield One thousand eight hundred and twenty-one Madison and Bond County Sangamon River One hundred and ninety-seven thousand four hundred and sixty-five 868sqmi
(2248km)

  
Schuyler County One hundred and sixty-nine Rushville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Pike and Fulton County Gen.Philip Schuyler (1733-1804), American Revolutionary Wargeneral andUnited States Senatorfrom New York Seven thousand five hundred and forty-four 437sqmi
(1132km)

  
Scott County One hundred and seventy-one Winchester One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Morgan County Scott County, Kentucky itself, named after Five thousand three hundred and fifty-five 251sqmi
(650km)

  
Shelby County One hundred and seventy-three Shelbyville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven Fayette County Isaac Shelby (1750-1826), soldier in theAmerican Revolutionary WarandWar of and first and fifthGovernor 1812, of Kentucky Twenty-two thousand three hundred and sixty-three 759sqmi
(1966km)

  
St. Clair County One hundred and sixty-three Belleville One thousand seven hundred and ninety Original two counties Arthur St. Clair (1737-1818), major general in theAmerican Revolutionary Warand first Governor of theNorthwest Territory Two hundred and seventy thousand and fifty-six 664sqmi
(1720km)

  
Stark County One hundred and seventy-five Toulon One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Knox and Putnam County Gen. (1728-1822), general in theAmerican Revolutionary War called the Hero ofBennington "" Five thousand nine hundred and ninety-four 288sqmi
(746km)

  
Stephenson County One hundred and seventy-seven Freeport One thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven Jo Daviess and Winnebago County Benjamin Stephenson (1769-1822), representative ofIllinois Territoryin theUnited States Congressfrom 1814 to 1816 Forty-seven thousand seven hundred and eleven 564sqmi
(1461km)

  
Tazewell County One hundred and seventy-nine Pekin One thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven Sangamon County Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860), United States Senator from (and later governor of Virginia) One hundred and thirty-five thousand three hundred and ninety-four 649sqmi
(1681km)

  
Union County One hundred and eighty-one Jonesboro One thousand eight hundred and eighteen Johnson County The federal union of the States Seventeen thousand eight hundred and eight 416sqmi
(1077km)

  
Vermilion County One hundred and eighty-three Danville One thousand eight hundred and twenty-six Edgar County TheVermilion River Eighty-one thousand six hundred and twenty-five 899sqmi
(2328km)

  
Wabash County One hundred and eighty-five Mount Carmel One thousand eight hundred and twenty-four Edwards County TheWabash River Eleven thousand nine hundred and forty-seven 224sqmi
(580km)

  
Warren County One hundred and eighty-seven Monmouth One thousand eight hundred and twenty-five Schuyler County (1741-75), played a role inAmerican Patriotmovements, a prominent early fatality in theAmerican Revolutionary War Seventeen thousand seven hundred and seven 543sqmi
(1406km)

  
Washington County One hundred and eighty-nine Nashville One thousand eight hundred and eighteen St. Clair County George Washington (1732-99), commander-in-chief of American forces in theAmerican Revolutionary Warand firstPresident of the United States Fourteen thousand seven hundred and sixteen 563sqmi
(1458km)

  
One hundred and ninety-one Fairfield One thousand eight hundred and nineteen Edwards County Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-96), major generalin the United States Army in theAmerican Revolutionary Warand theNorthwest Indian War Sixteen thousand seven hundred and sixty 714sqmi
(1849km)

  
White County One hundred and ninety-three Carmi One thousand eight hundred and fifteen Gallatin County Isaac White (1776-1811), resident of Illinois who enlisted in the Indiana militia and was killed at theBattle of Tippecanoe Fourteen thousand six hundred and sixty-five 495sqmi
(1282km)

  
Whiteside County One hundred and ninety-five Morrison One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six Jo Daviess and Henry County Samuel Whiteside (1783-1868), state legislator and militia leader Fifty-eight thousand four hundred and ninety-eight 685sqmi
(1774km)

  
Will County One hundred and ninety-seven Joliet One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six Cook and Iroquois County Conrad Will (1779-1835), physician, local businessman and longtime member of the state legislature Six hundred and seventy-seven thousand five hundred and sixty 837sqmi
(2168km)

  
Williamson County One hundred and ninety-nine Marion One thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine Franklin County Hugh Williamson (1735-1819), delegate from North Carolina To thePhiladelphia Convention Sixty-six thousand three hundred and fifty-seven 424sqmi
(1098km)

  
Winnebago County Two hundred and one Rockford One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six Jo Daviess WinnebagoNative Americans Two hundred and ninety-five thousand two hundred and sixty-six 514sqmi
(1331km)

  
Woodford County Two hundred and three Eureka One thousand eight hundred and forty-one Tazewell and McLean County Gen.William Woodford (1734-80), Brigadier General in theAmerican Revolutionary Warwho died while a British prisoner Thirty-eight thousand six hundred and sixty-four 528sqmi
(1368km)
 

Illinois geographical environment

Illinois Landforms

Illinois is flat, with an average altitude of 182 meters, from north to South tilt.
Northwest high, with gently rolling hills. All of the highest point 378 meters above sea level, to the north-west corner charles Qiu. The northern and central black soil is fertile, arable land is one of the best in the world. A thick layer of glacial sedimentary surface, called Moraine . The Quaternary in northern and central North America Continental glacier . The glacier southward, the state of most of the ground erosion, like the bottom of the pan. Vanishing glaciers melted, the mud and sand stones entrained within ice piled on the ground, a moraine, like a round cake stalls in the bottom of the plane. To avoid the glacier northwest corner of the state, and the southern tip of the two hills area, this area has not suffered the destruction of the continental glaciers. South Marion Near the hill area is bounded South continental glacier. The southern bank of Hong Kong Cairo To the south is not affected by glacial rocks. In addition to the northwest corner and Southern Hills area, have suffered from Mainland glacier Over thousands of years to hundreds of thousands of years.

Illinois climate

Illinois is Temperate climate The cold, snowy winter, hot summer. The average temperature in winter, the north south 6 DEG, 3 DEG C; the average temperature in summer were 21 and 25 DEG C. The average annual rainfall is 800 to 1200 mm, the north and south of 1200 ~ 1600 mm. The southern growth for a period of 210 days, the north only 160 days.

Illinois natural resources

The main mineral Illinois coal, oil, lead Zinc and limestone Glass sand . Coal production ranks fourth in the country, ranking eighth in oil. The central and southern coal is mainly distributed in the state, the oil distribution in the south. Other mineral resources of lead, zinc, limestone and glass sand.

Illinois National Population

Illinois has a population of about 12 million 910 thousand, ranked fifth, white, black, Hispanic and Asian Pacific accounted for 71.4% of the total population, 14.6%, 14.9% and 4.3%, about 10 overseas Chinese million people.

Illinois Economic overview

Illinois agricultural economy

The state is one of the main agricultural state. 80% of the state land Agricultural land . The average of each farmer to cultivate 140 hectares (about 2100 acres) of farmland. Soybean production ranks first in the country; sometimes corn production accounted for the first, sometimes ranked second; pork and beef production are also among the best.

Illinois industrial economy

Illinois industry mainly concentrated in Chicago. Due to the iron ore production, convenient transportation, steel industry The rapid development of Chicago has been replaced by steel Pittsburgh Become the country's largest iron and steel industry center. Agricultural machinery, construction machinery and metal products production in the state of the crown; motor output ranked third; automobile industry is also very important, there are 550 thousand workers engaged in the manufacturing and assembly of motor vehicles. After the food industry The state of California . The printing and publishing industry after The state of New York , ranking second in the country.

Illinois Service industry

Illinois is a traditional American manufacturing center, but also the United States transportation and logistics distribution center. Construction machinery, agricultural equipment, communications equipment, bio technology and finance, insurance, consulting and other services wholesale and retail industry developed. There are more than 2 thousand and 300 commercial banks statewide, 1000 savings banks, more than 2 thousand insurance companies, and there are more than 11 thousand and 200 financial companies. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (Group) is the world's largest futures exchange.

Illinois social undertakings

Illinois Education

The state's 188 colleges and universities, ranked the nation's fifth, 750 thousand students, each hundred in 6.4 College students. The famous universities of University of Chicago (1891), Northwestern University (1851), University of Illinois .
The main university: Northwestern University, University of Chicago, The University of Illinois El Bana - Champaign, Illinois State University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Southern Illinois University, Illinois Institute of Technology , loyola marymount university Dili, wave university, Art Institute of Chicago .

Illinois journalism

The state has more than and 700 copies of the newspaper, the daily 50 copies, mainly " Chicago Tribune "And the" Chicago sun times ". There are more than 50 television stations, nearly 400.

Illinois Friendly city

Illinois and Liaoning province (1982) and Taiwan (1992) mutual friendly provinces and states, Chicago and Shenyang (1985) and Shanghai (1985) other friends of the city. In addition, Joliet (Joliet), Locke Ford (Rockford), Berlin Brook (Bolingbrook), Peria (Peoria), Gailis Berg (Galesburg) and Liaoning province respectively. Liaoyang City Jiangsu Province, Changzhou City, Henan Province Xuchang City Liaoning Province, Benxi city and Anhui city in Ma'anshan province are friends of the city.

Illinois Famous characters

Author Karl Sanberg (Carl Sandburg), writer Ernest Hemingway (Ernest Hemingway), radio and television comedian J Benny (Jack Benny), female poet Gwendolen ooks (GwendolynBrooks), the protection of civilians when the Nanjing massacre of American missionaries Minnie Vantrin Creative animator / Disney Park founder Ward Disney (Walt Disney), and the fortieth president of the United States Lona Regan (Ronald Reagan).

Illinois Transportation

Illinois is believed to be the United States Transportation center. Chicago is the world's largest
Railway hub, 30 railway lines and the branch in this together. The state railway of 37000 kilometers, ranking second in the country. After the Michigan canal was cut in 1848 Illinois, communication of the Northeast Lawrence West of the Mississippi waterways and the waterway between the state and the other states of the water transportation more convenient. The state has dozens of airports, the largest is Chicago International Airport and O'Hare field Midway International Airport .
An airport: Chicago Haier International Airport, Chicago Chicago Midway International Airport .
An important highway: No. 55 Interstate highway , interstate 57, Interstate 70, interstate 72, interstate 74, Interstate 80, interstate 88 (West), Interstate 90, interstate 94, interstate 290, interstate 294, interstate 355.

Illinois Customs

Illinois Religion

Religion, Illinois, unlike other Midwestern states ( Protestant Occupy a great proportion), and only half of the residents are Protestant, Catholic Church in Rome, the proportion of about 1/3, located in the Chicago metropolitan area around. The proportion of the entire population of faith:
 Illinois Illinois
51% (Protestant).
33% Rome Catholicism Acts Roman Catholic
1% other Christian The Other of Christian.
3% other religions Other Religions
8% non believers Non-Religious
Illinois is the top three protestants: Baptist (Baptist:15%), Lutheran (Lutheran:5%), Methodist (Methodist:8%).

Illinois Cultural attractions

 Chicago Art Museum Front Gate Chicago Art Museum Front Gate
, founded in 1891, because of meta art treasures around the world and has a reputation, it is one of the world's oldest art museum, is the three American Museum of.
brookfield zoo (Brookfield Zoo) official name of the Chicago Zoo (Chicago Zoological Park). Founded in 1934, with its large open space.
Rumsfeld The Museum of natural history (The Field Museum of Natural History) had been established in September 1893, the museum has collected about twenty million species of biological and human specimens, organizes exhibitions, research and education project, the natural history museum has a collection of over 250 thousand books in library.