Illinois

established Dec. 3, 1818 formerly known as Illinois Territory
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Illinois two letter code: IL
capital: Springfield est. 1837
population:
12,659,682
Nicknames:
Land of Lincoln
Prairie State
Corn State
Garden of the West
176 Counties:
Adams County
Alexander County
Bond County
Bond County/Clinton County
Bond County/Madison County
Bond County/Montgomery County
Boone County
Brown County
Bureau County
Bureau County/Henry County
Bureau County/LaSalle County
Calhoun County
Carroll County
Cass County
Champaign County
Christian County
Clark County
Clay County
Clinton County
Coles County
Cook County
Cook County/DuPage County
Cook County/Kane County
Cook County/Kane County/DuPage County
Cook County/Kane County/Lake County/McHenry County
Cook County/Lake County
Cook County/Will County
Cook County/Will County/DuPage County
Crawford County
Cumberland County
Cumberland County/Clark County
De Witt County
DeKalb County
DeKalb County/Kane County
DeKalb County/LaSalle County
Douglas County
Douglas County/Moultrie County
DuPage County
Edgar County
Edwards County
Effingham County
Effingham County/Cumberland County
Fayette County
Fayette County/Marion County
Ford County
Ford County/Kankakee County
Franklin County
Franklin County/Hamilton County
Franklin County/Williamson County
Fulton County
Fulton County/Knox County
Fulton County/Peoria County
Fulton County/Warren County
Gallatin County
Gallatin County/White County
Greene County
Grundy County
Grundy County/LaSalle County
Grundy County/Will County
Hamilton County
Hancock County
Hancock County/Henderson County
Hancock County/McDonough County
Hardin County
Henderson County
Henry County
Iroquois County
Iroquois County/Kankakee County
Jackson County
Jasper County
Jefferson County
Jersey County
Jersey County/Macoupin County
Jo Daviess County
Johnson County
Kane County
Kane County/DuPage County
Kane County/McHenry County
Kankakee County
Kankakee County/Livingston County
Kendall County
Kendall County/DeKalb County
Kendall County/Grundy County/Will County
Kendall County/Kane County
Kendall County/Kane County/Will County/DuPage County
Kendall County/LaSalle County
Kendall County/Will County
Knox County
LaSalle County
LaSalle County/Marshall County
Lake County
Lake County/McHenry County
Lawrence County
Lee County
Lee County/DeKalb County
Lee County/Ogle County
Livingston County
Livingston County/Grundy County
Livingston County/LaSalle County
Logan County
Macon County
Macoupin County
Madison County
Marion County
Marshall County
Mason County
Mason County/Logan County
Massac County
McDonough County
McHenry County
McLean County
McLean County/Woodford County
Menard County
Mercer County
Mercer County/Rock Island County
Mercer County/Warren County
Monroe County
Montgomery County
Montgomery County/Christian County
Morgan County
Moultrie County
Ogle County
Peoria County
Perry County
Piatt County
Piatt County/Champaign County
Piatt County/Douglas County
Pike County
Pope County
Pulaski County
Putnam County
Randolph County
Richland County
Rock Island County
Rock Island County/Henry County
Saline County
Sangamon County
Sangamon County/Macoupin County
Schuyler County
Scott County
Shelby County
Shelby County/Christian County
St. Clair County
St. Clair County/Clinton County
St. Clair County/Madison County
St. Clair County/Monroe County
Stark County
Stephenson County
Stephenson County/Winnebago County
Tazewell County
Tazewell County/Peoria County
Union County
Vermilion County
Vermilion County/Champaign County
Wabash County
Warren County
Washington County
Washington County/Clinton County/Marion County
Washington County/Clinton County/Marion County/Jefferson County
Wayne County
White County
White County/Edwards County
White County/Wayne County
Whiteside County
Will County
Will County/DuPage County
Williamson County
Williamson County/Jackson County
Williamson County/Johnson County
Williamson County/Saline County
Winnebago County
Winnebago County/Boone County
Winnebago County/Ogle County
Woodford County
Woodford County/Marshall County
Woodford County/Tazewell County
6 Neighboring States:
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Kentucky
Missouri
Wisconsin
12 Areacodes:
217     224     309     312     331     618     630     708     773     779     815     847    
Airport : 464
Gliderport : 2
Heliport : 252
Seaplane Base : 6
Ultralight : 5
Electoral Votes: 20
State Motto: State sovereignty, national union
Highest point in Illinois: Charles Mound , 1235 feet
fossil Tully monster
fossil scientific name Tullimonstrum gregarium
tree White Oak
tree binomial nomenclature Quercus alba
flower Violet
flower scientificname Viola
grass Big bluestem (state prairie grass)
grass scientific name Andropogon gerardii
fish Bluegill
fish binomial nomenclature Lepomis macrochirus
bird Cardinal
reptile Painted turtle
reptile scientific name Chrysemys picta
insect Monarch butterfly
insect scientific name Danaus plexippus
butterfly Monarch butterfly (state insect)
butterfly binomial nomenclature Danaus plexippus
amphibian Eastern tiger salamander
amphibian binomial nomenclature Ambystoma tigrinum
land mammal White-tailed deer
mineral Fluorite
zipcodes for Illinois : 52734 52767 60001 60002 60004 60005 60006
all 1565 zipcodes for Illinois
Crime Chart Illinois Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 12,880,580 318,857,056
violent crimes 47,6631,197,987
violent crime rate370.0375.7
murder and manslaughter68514,249
murder and manslaughter rate5.34.5
rape4,159116,645
rape rate32.336.6
robbery15,299325,802
robbery rate118.8102.2
aggravated assault27,520741,291
aggravated assault rate213.7232.5
property crimes267,3858,277,829
property crime rate2075.92596.1
burglary50,0081,729,806
burglary rate388.2542.5
larceny theft199,9265,858,496
larceny theft rate1552.21837.3
motor vechicle theft17,451689,527
motor vehicle theft rate135.5216.2
Addison (37,208)
Addison (Township) (89,715)
Algonquin (30,571)
Algonquin (Township) (87,697)
Alsip (19,346)
Alton (27,003)
Alton (Township) (27,003)
Antioch (14,329)
Antioch (Township) (27,528)
Arlington Heights (75,926)
Aurora (200,661)
Aurora (Township) (148,308)
Aux Sable (13,187)
Avon (64,687)
Barrington (10,353)
Barrington (Township) (16,066)
Bartlett (41,545)
Batavia (26,495)
Batavia (Township) (35,966)
Beach Park (13,976)
Belleville (42,034)
Belleville (Township) (42,034)
Bellwood (19,308)
Belvidere (25,132)
Belvidere (Township) (29,724)
Bensenville (18,440)
Benton (19,047)
Berwyn (56,368)
Berwyn (Township) (56,368)
Blackberry (15,532)
Bloom (91,132)
Bloomingdale (22,254)
Bloomingdale (Township) (113,024)
Bloomington (78,292)
Bloomington City (78,292)
Blue Island (23,652)
Bolingbrook (74,306)
Bourbonnais (18,569)
Bourbonnais (Township) (39,578)
Bradley (15,617)
Bremen (110,683)
Bridgeview (16,407)
Bristol (28,422)
Brookfield (18,944)
Bruce (12,696)
Buffalo Grove (41,503)
Burbank (29,128)
Burr Ridge (10,818)
Cahokia (14,402)
Calumet (20,801)
Calumet City (37,031)
Campton (17,612)
Campton Hills (11,345)
Canton (14,211)
Canton (Township) (15,106)
Capital (116,358)
Carbondale (26,399)
Carbondale (Township) (29,390)
Carol Stream (40,356)
Carpentersville (38,512)
Cary (17,965)
Caseyville (Township) (31,359)
Centralia (12,655)
Centralia (Township) (14,636)
Centreville (Township) (24,126)
Champaign (86,096)
Champaign (Township) (11,384)
Champaign City (86,096)
Channahon (12,594)
Channahon (Township) (10,420)
Charleston (21,196)
Charleston (Township) (23,233)
Chatham (12,351)
Cherry Valley (Township) (19,356)
Chicago (2,720,546)
Chicago Heights (30,284)
Chicago Ridge (14,373)
Cicero (83,886)
Cicero (Township) (83,886)
Collinsville (24,754)
Collinsville (Township) (35,951)
Coloma (11,022)
Columbia (10,191)
Cortland (Township) (11,091)
Country Club Hills (16,795)
Crest Hill (21,153)
Crestwood (10,984)
Crete (Township) (23,571)
Crystal Lake (40,448)
Cuba (16,738)
Cunningham (42,311)
Danville (32,108)
Danville (Township) (31,163)
Darien (22,256)
DeKalb (43,211)
DeKalb (Township) (45,883)
Decatur (73,254)
Decatur (Township) (50,930)
Deerfield (19,019)
Des Plaines (58,677)
Dixon (15,319)
Dixon (Township) (17,471)
Dolton (23,197)
Dorr (21,133)
Douglas (12,857)
Downers Grove (49,732)
Downers Grove (Township) (149,401)
Du Page (88,783)
Dundee (65,946)
East Moline (21,350)
East Peoria (23,080)
East St. Louis (26,790)
East St. Louis (Township) (26,790)
Edwardsville (24,992)
Edwardsville (Township) (38,313)
Effingham (12,604)
Ela (43,899)
Elgin (112,111)
Elgin (Township) (104,288)
Elk Grove (93,295)
Elk Grove Village (33,238)
Elmhurst (45,957)
Elmwood Park (24,840)
Evanston (75,527)
Evanston (Township) (75,527)
Evergreen Park (19,841)
Fairview Heights (16,827)
Flagg (13,149)
Fondulac (13,147)
Forest Park (14,123)
Fox Lake (10,518)
Frankfort (18,653)
Frankfort (Township) (58,934)
Franklin Park (18,312)
Freeport (24,476)
Freeport (Township) (24,476)
Fremont (32,725)
Gages Lake (10,330)
Galesburg (31,273)
Galesburg City (31,273)
Geneva (21,806)
Geneva (Township) (26,962)
Glen Carbon (12,966)
Glen Ellyn (28,201)
Glendale Heights (34,435)
Glenview (47,446)
Godfrey (17,759)
Godfrey (Township) (17,759)
Grafton (54,213)
Granite City (29,054)
Granite City (Township) (26,460)
Grant (26,991)
Grayslake (20,915)
Greenwood (Township) (13,976)
Groveland (19,139)
Gurnee (31,056)
Hampton (Township) (21,523)
Hanover (101,296)
Hanover Park (38,333)
Harlem (39,210)
Harrisburg (Township) (10,634)
Harvey (25,194)
Hazel Crest (14,118)
Herrin (12,910)
Hickory Hills (14,122)
Hickory Point (18,074)
Highland Park (29,743)
Hinsdale (17,628)
Hoffman Estates (52,138)
Homer (39,388)
Homer Glen (24,395)
Homewood (19,373)
Huntley (26,005)
Jacksonville (19,103)
Jarvis (14,329)
Jersey (10,105)
Joliet (147,861)
Joliet (Township) (87,325)
Justice (12,968)
Kankakee (26,676)
Kankakee (Township) (26,682)
Kewanee (12,533)
La Grange (15,723)
La Grange Park (13,608)
LaSalle (Township) (13,050)
Lake Forest (19,408)
Lake Villa (Township) (40,436)
Lake Zurich (19,993)
Lake in the Hills (29,024)
Lansing (28,349)
Lemont (16,788)
Lemont (Township) (21,840)
Leyden (92,862)
Libertyville (20,436)
Libertyville (Township) (53,919)
Limestone (19,583)
Lincoln (13,966)
Lincolnwood (12,646)
Lindenhurst (14,408)
Lisle (22,964)
Lisle (Township) (119,818)
Little Rock (13,590)
Lockport (25,175)
Lockport (Township) (60,056)
Lombard (43,797)
Long Creek (Township) (10,364)
Loves Park (23,455)
Lyons (10,722)
Lyons (Township) (112,890)
Machesney Park (22,927)
Macomb (18,547)
Macomb City (18,547)
Mahomet (Township) (13,423)
Maine (136,667)
Manteno (Township) (10,923)
Marion (17,803)
Markham (12,682)
Matteson (19,195)
Mattoon (18,113)
Mattoon (Township) (15,436)
Maywood (24,012)
McHenry (26,657)
McHenry (Township) (46,945)
Medina (12,612)
Melrose Park (25,379)
Midlothian (14,847)
Milton (118,844)
Minooka (11,243)
Mokena (19,923)
Moline (42,681)
Moline (Township) (23,052)
Monee (Township) (15,519)
Monmouth (Township) (10,311)
Montgomery (19,489)
Moraine (34,040)
Morris (14,363)
Morton (16,306)
Morton (Township) (17,052)
Morton Grove (23,448)
Mount Prospect (54,747)
Mount Vernon (15,087)
Mount Vernon (Township) (13,179)
Mundelein (31,582)
Murphysboro (Township) (10,307)
Nameoki (12,384)
Naperville (147,100)
Naperville (Township) (102,708)
New Lenox (25,800)
New Lenox (Township) (41,739)
New Trier (56,499)
Newell (13,570)
Niles (29,876)
Niles (Township) (106,229)
Normal (54,373)
Normal (Township) (54,383)
Norridge (14,621)
North Aurora (17,456)
North Chicago (29,491)
Northbrook (33,663)
Northfield (Township) (87,799)
Northlake (12,312)
Norwood Park (26,467)
Nunda (37,803)
O'Fallon (29,002)
O'Fallon (Township) (26,277)
Oak Forest (28,074)
Oak Lawn (56,781)
Oak Park (52,287)
Oak Park (Township) (52,287)
Olney (Township) (10,200)
Orland (99,816)
Orland Park (58,619)
Oswego (33,955)
Oswego (Township) (55,375)
Ottawa (18,342)
Ottawa (Township) (11,470)
Palatine (69,308)
Palatine (Township) (114,057)
Palos (54,841)
Palos Heights (12,545)
Palos Hills (17,565)
Park Forest (21,954)
Park Ridge (37,757)
Pekin (33,223)
Pekin (Township) (29,108)
Peoria (115,070)
Peoria City (104,291)
Peru (Township) (10,379)
Plainfield (42,527)
Plainfield (Township) (81,678)
Plano (11,282)
Pontiac (11,794)
Pontiac (Township) (12,859)
Prospect Heights (16,386)
Proviso (151,772)
Quincy (40,780)
Quincy (Township) (40,780)
Rantoul (13,008)
Rantoul (Township) (11,324)
Rich (77,100)
Richton Park (13,695)
River Forest (11,199)
River Forest (Township) (11,199)
River Grove (10,219)
Riverdale (13,536)
Riverside (Township) (15,537)
Rock Island (38,620)
Rock Island (Township) (17,615)
Rockford (148,278)
Rockford (Township) (173,110)
Rockton (Township) (16,042)
Rolling Meadows (24,190)
Romeoville (39,719)
Roscoe (10,565)
Roscoe (Township) (19,291)
Roselle (22,994)
Round Lake (18,461)
Round Lake Beach (27,852)
Rutland (22,242)
Sauk Village (10,493)
Schaumburg (74,693)
Schaumburg (Township) (132,162)
Schiller Park (11,806)
Shields (36,124)
Shiloh (12,961)
Shiloh Valley (11,690)
Shorewood (16,747)
Skokie (64,821)
South Elgin (22,365)
South Holland (22,043)
South Moline (36,198)
South Rock Island (18,212)
Springfield (116,565)
St. Charles (33,460)
St. Charles (Township) (51,812)
St. Clair (35,390)
Sterling (15,057)
Sterling (Township) (17,614)
Stickney (Township) (40,977)
Streamwood (40,554)
Streator (13,182)
Sugar Grove (Township) (20,451)
Summit (11,389)
Swansea (13,543)
Sycamore (17,712)
Sycamore (Township) (14,519)
Taylorville (10,873)
Taylorville (Township) (12,048)
Thornton (Township) (169,468)
Tinley Park (57,143)
Troy (10,036)
Troy (47,199)
Urbana (42,311)
Vernon (67,935)
Vernon Hills (26,314)
Villa Park (21,969)
Warren (64,505)
Warrenville (13,317)
Washington (16,664)
Washington (Township) (24,955)
Waterloo (10,236)
Wauconda (13,814)
Wauconda (Township) (22,451)
Waukegan (88,475)
Waukegan (Township) (90,160)
Wayne (Township) (67,454)
West Chicago (27,447)
West Deerfield (31,832)
Westchester (16,729)
Western Springs (13,369)
Westmont (24,941)
Wheatland (83,950)
Wheaton (53,715)
Wheeling (38,079)
Wheeling (Township) (155,286)
Wilmette (27,413)
Winfield (Township) (47,042)
Winnetka (12,472)
Wood Dale (13,917)
Wood River (10,294)
Wood River (Township) (30,780)
Woodridge (33,370)
Woodside (11,342)
Woodstock (25,189)
Worth (10,784)
Worth (Township) (152,861)
York (125,730)
Yorkville (18,451)
Zion (24,117)
Zion (Township) (24,117)