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  illinois - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Illinois is known as the "Land of Lincoln" because it is here that the 16th President spent his formative years.
The third division is Southern Illinois, or Little Egypt, distinguished from the other two by its warmer climate, different mix of crops (including some cotton farming in the past), more rugged unglaciated topography, coal mining, and proximity to the juncture of the Mississippi River and Ohio River.
Education is compulsory from kindergarten through the twelfth grade in Illinois, commonly but not exclusively divided into three tiers of primary and secondary education: elementary school, middle school or junior high school and high school.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Illinois   (1355 words)

  
 Illinois
The capitol of Illinois is Springfield and the U.S. postal abbreviation for the state is IL.
Named for the Illinois Indians, this state is known as the "Land of Lincoln," because it's where the 16th president was raised.
The current Governor of Illinois is Rod Blagojevich[?] (Democrat) and the U.S. senators are Richard J. Durbin[?] (Democrat) and Peter G. Fitzgerald[?] (Republican).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/il/Illinois.html   (270 words)

  
 Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The capital of Illinois is Springfield and the U.S. postal abbreviation for state is IL.
Illinois Territory was created on February 3 1809 out of the Northwest Territory.
The 2000 population of Illinois was 12 419 At the northern edge of the state Lake Michigan lies Chicago the nation's third city.
www.freeglossary.com /Illinois   (727 words)

  
 Geography of Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Illinois is in the north-central U.S. and borders on Lake Michigan.
Central Illinois is known as the "Land of Lincoln", it is characterized by small towns and mid-sized cities.
McLean County is the largest county in terms of land area, at 1,184 sq mi., while Cook County is the largest county in terms of population, at 5,327,777 (both figures are as of 2004).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geography_of_Illinois   (1767 words)

  
 Illinois
Illinois (pronounced or "ill-i-NOY") is the 21st U.S. state and is located in the Midwest region of the United States of America.
As of 2005, Illinois has an estimated population of 12,763,371, which is an increase of 51,355, or 0.4%, from the prior year and an increase of 343,724, or 2.8%, since the year 2000.
It could be said that nuclear power began in Illinois with the Chicago Pile-1, the world's first artificial self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction in the world's first nuclear reactor, built on a squash court under the abandoned west stands of the Alonzo Stagg Field stadium on the University of Chicago campus.
articles.gourt.com /en/Illinois   (3840 words)

  
 List of counties in Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Listed are the 102 counties in the state of Illinois.
The original Knox County, Illinois, became extinct with the formation of the Illinois Territory in 1809, or, more precisely, it became Knox County, Indiana.
The modern Knox County, Illinois was formed much later, and was not a part of the original Knox County.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Illinois_counties   (122 words)

  
 Military and Overseas Voters
Illinois citizens, who live overseas or are serving in the U.S. armed forces and will not be in their home county on Election Day, may register and vote by using one of the methods outlined below.
Please be advised that for military personnel, Illinois law allows you to register to vote and to apply for an absentee ballot at the same time.
This Postcard Application must be submitted by mail to the Illinois State Board of Elections or to the respective local election authority.
www.elections.il.gov /VotingInformation/Military.aspx   (272 words)

  
 EPA News Release 04-OPA083: EPA issues list of Illinois counties it plans to name as not meeting new, Health-Based Soot ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Serving Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribes
CHICAGO (June 29, 2004) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a list of 12 Illinois counties that it plans to name as not meeting the new, health-based outdoor air quality standard for fine particles (soot).
These counties, called nonattainment areas, have or contribute to, fine particle levels higher than allowed under EPA's national air quality standard.
www.epa.gov /region5/news/news04/04opa083.htm   (337 words)

  
 GIS Illinois Resources
Illinois Amphibian and Reptile Distributions - Check out what is as well were things are living in Illinois.
The purposes of ILGISA are to permit colleagues from around the State of Illinois to gather together to share ideas and concerns and to have an association which can address some of the needs of the membership.
The data sets listed are for larger scale data (1:24:000 up to 1:500,000) for the state of Illinois.
www.gis2gps.com /GIS/illinois/illinois.html   (407 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Illinois
Cemeteries of Illinois and Wisconsin by county and township.
Individuals listed are identified on the censuses as being from Norway.
Listing includes (when known) the convict's name, age, race, sex, occupation, crime, date of execution, method of execution and whether it was a single or multiple execution.
www.cyndislist.com /il.htm   (4248 words)

  
 State of Illinois: Illinois Census 2000
Click on county to view a list of city population within the county.
2000 Census Profiles are available for all Illinois counties and townships.
Counties ranked by their net change in population from 1990 to 2000
illinoisgis.ito.state.il.us /census2000/county_census.asp?ct=P0010001   (82 words)

  
 ISGS - County Coal Map Series
This page is intended as a starting point for gathering information on coal mines and coal resources for the counties of Illinois.
Coal has been mined in 73 counties in Illinois and more than 4500 coal mines have operated since commercial mining began in 1810.
In cooperation with the Illinois State Geological Survey, the Office of Mines and Minerals (a division of the Department of Natural Resources) is in search of old underground mine maps of Illinois.
www.isgs.uiuc.edu /coalsec/coal/county-index.htm   (597 words)

  
 SearchSystems.net - The Largest Illinois Counties P-S Public Records Directory
Description: Select "County" and then "Peoria Cty Jail" from the drop-down menu to search for a Peoria County, Illinois inmate by name and optionally by date of birth or age range.
Description: Select "County" and then "Perry Cty Jail" from the drop-down menu to search for a Perry County, Illinois inmate by name and optionally by date of birth or age range.
Description: Select "County" and then "Piatt Cty Jail" from the drop-down menu to search for a Piatt County, Illinois inmate by name and optionally by date of birth or age range.
www.searchsystems.net /list.php?nid=129   (1327 words)

  
 Birds of Illinois, Part 1: Waterfowl to Cranes - The Illinois Ornithological Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
This list is based on the forthcoming revised checklist of Illinois birds.
A very small population in Pope County may be the result of late 1950's or early 1960's releases of wild-trapped birds.
All other populations in Union and Alexander County or extreme western Jo Daviess County are the results of wild-trapped birds released during the period 1982-94 and are not considered established.
www.illinoisbirds.org /illinois_list.html   (1199 words)

  
 BEST HOME SEARCH for homes and real estate in Illinois Counties.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
According to the 2000 census, the state population center was 41.278216° N 88.380238° W in Grundy County northeast of Mazon.
See also: List of cities in Illinois and List of towns and villages in Illinois
See also: List of school districts in Illinois and List of high schools in Illinois
www.besthomesearch.com /ILLINOISHomeSearch   (3953 words)

  
 Mormon History Gazetteer for Illinois (1831–1839)
Link to the U.S. Census Bureau map of Illinois counties.
Also of interest, Cyndi's List page of Illinois counties and Genealogylinks.net page of counties, which includes a Mormon genealogy database search engine for Ancestry.com.
In 1836, I was called by Joseph, in connection with others and preached the Gospel in Illinois, baptizing a goodly number and regulating the affairs of the Church in That State; then continued my Journey to Kirtland, where I received by Washings and Anontings
www.saintswithouthalos.com /n/gaz_il.phtml   (302 words)

  
 A-Z Topics List
Births by County of Residence, 1990 - 1999
Statistics, Illinois and County, 1990 - 1999 - 2000 - 2004
Infectious Diseases in Illinois, The Epidemiology of, 1999
www.idph.state.il.us /a-zlist.htm   (957 words)

  
 State of Illinois - Living In Illinois
Select a county from the "Counties" pull-down list.
The list displays towns that fall within the selected county.
Getting Around Illinois - a web-based interactive mapping site that provides the ability to search and display several sources of information such as average daily traffic count, road construction, winter road conditions, road closures, road construction, interstate rest areas, and weigh stations.
illinoisgis.ito.state.il.us /communities   (143 words)

  
 Marion - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Salem is the county seat of this county of approximately 41,000 people.
RateItAll is an online community where you can rate the people, places, and things that move you, meet folks who share your passions, and make a few bucks for your contributions.
Illinois, America, American, Americans, USA, states, geography, politics, sights, sight-seeing, destinations, history, counties, attractions, travel, tourism
www.rateitall.com /r-2042958.aspx   (197 words)

  
 County Fair Schedule - Illinois Dept. of Agriculture
Thanks for considering Illinois' County and State Fairs as part of your summer vacation plans.
You must use the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file, download it free from Adobe.
Be sure to visit the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs for more information.
www.agr.state.il.us /fair/countyfairssched.php   (63 words)

  
 Official Site of Illinois Trails History and Genealogy
Illinois Trails, established by Carol Dean and Susan Cook, is an Independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing free access to Historical and Genealogical Records pertaining to Illinois exclusively and we are not affiliated with any other organization.
Illinois Trails History and Genealogy has an excellent reputation in the Genealogical community, and we will be working hard to continue to build on moral and ethical guidelines that Illinois Trails History and Genealogy is known for.
List of Ministers from the Illinois General Association-1866
www.iltrails.org   (539 words)

  
 100 fastest growing counties - Mar. 16, 2006
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - Flagler County, Florida has retained its status as the fastest growing county in the United States, based on rate of population gains, according to the latest Census Bureau statistics.
Lyon County, Nevada, finished second among the nation's 3,141 counties, with a growth rate of 9.6 percent.
On the downside, Chattahoochee County in Georgia had the dubious distinction of losing 6.2 percent of its residents, a greater percentage loss than any other county.
money.cnn.com /2006/03/15/real_estate/fastest_growing_US_counties   (597 words)

  
 Illinois Threatened and Endangered Species List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) potentially occurs in all Illinois counties.
The list below indicates only those counties in which the species has actually been collected.
The prairie bush-clover (Lespedeza leptostachya) and the eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea) may potentially occur in Illinois counties containing dry/mesic/wet prairies.
www.fws.gov /midwest/RockIsland/activity/endangrd/il_list.htm   (394 words)

  
 Illinois Travel Log   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Below is a list of Illinois counties I've visited.
Within each county I have listed the places I've visited by city.
If I was able to take a picture of the library I was working at or the restaurant I've included those images as well.
www.library.uiuc.edu /inp/travelog/Illinois_Counties.html   (103 words)

  
 Illinois Clearinghouse: List of Data Sets
Illinois State Boundary, including Illinois Portion of Lake Michigan
Template for Map Plate of North Central Portion of Illinois
The following suite of data sets is available for each of the 102 Illinois counties.
www.isgs.uiuc.edu /nsdihome/webdocs/st-list.html   (241 words)

  
 Counties in the State of Illinois - Illinois Attorney / Lawyer Directory
Counties in the State of Illinois - Illinois Attorney / Lawyer Directory
Click on any county below to view its information and links.
The Illinois county map, can be viewed here.
illinois.statelawyers.com /Counties   (41 words)

  
 Ill. Dept. on Aging - Illinois Area Agencies on Aging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Fulton, Marshall, Peoria, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties
Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Iroquois, Livingston, McLean, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, and Vermilion Counties
Crawford, Edwards, Hamilton, Jasper, Lawrence, Richland, Wabash, Wayne, and White Counties
www.state.il.us /aging/2aaa/aaa_list.htm   (215 words)

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