Illinois Facts – 44 Informative Facts about Illinois [The Prairie State]

Last updated on September 29th, 2018

References:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois
  2. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usaweb/snapshot/Illinois.htm
  3. https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/worlds-busiest-airports-preliminary-2017/index.html
  4. http://www.willistower.com/history-and-facts
  5. https://data.ers.usda.gov/reports.aspx?ID=17844
  6. https://www.britannica.com/place/Illinois-state
  7. http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/tallest-man-ever
  8. https://www.moving.com/tips/the-top-10-largest-us-cities-by-population/
  9. http://www.boeing.com/company/
  10. https://www.britannica.com/topic/McDonalds
  11. https://wikitravel.org/en/Route_66
  12. https://wallethub.com/edu/states-with-the-highest-and-lowest-property-taxes/11585/
  13. http://www.governing.com/gov-data/number-of-governments-by-state.html
  14. http://www.200illinois.com/illinois-is-the-heart-of-the-u-s-interstate-system/
  15. http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/1800/timeline/index.html
  16. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago
  17. http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/il_intro.htm
  18. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Mound
  19. http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/1920/timeline/index.html
  20. http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/1800/timeline/index.html
  21. https://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/07/who_is_most_corrupt_alabama_lo.html
  22. https://www.history.com/topics/home-insurance-building
  23. http://www.oprah.com/pressroom/oprah-announces-plans-to-end-the-oprah-winfrey-show-in-september-2011/all
  24. https://www.eia.gov/state/print.php?sid=IL
  25. https://www.history.com/topics/great-chicago-fire
  26. https://about.usps.com/publications/pub100/pub100_008.htm
  27. http://illinoistimes.com/article-19034-morton,-the-pumpkin-capital-of-the-world.html
  28. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Park_Zoo
  29. http://www.umich.edu/~eng217/student_projects/Chicago%20Hotels/fun%20facts.htm
  30. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nabisco
  31. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/and-finally/did-you-know-the-chicago-river-is-dyed-green-on-st-patricks-day-36716045.html
  32. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaskaskia,_Illinois
  33. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vandalia,_Illinois
  34. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peoria,_Illinois
  35. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/chi-chicagodays-reversingriver-story-story.html
  36. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_River