Why is Springfield Illinois the capital of Illinois?
Because they relized that the capital that they had at the time was to small and Springfeild was larger.
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Springfield officially became the Illinois state capital in 1839.
Yes, the capital of the State of Illinois is Springfield.
because of it's historical importance, first settled by Trappers and Traders. The first home was built in 1820. The soil was very fertile attracting settlers from other areas.… It quickly built up from a Frontier post to a town of some importance to become the third and current Capital in 1839
Kaskaskia was the original capital of the state of Illinois. It wasonly the capital city for about one year at which time Springfieldbecame the capital.
abraham lincoln house was located there
It's easiest to just look at a map, but roughly: if you point towhere you think the center of Illinois is, and then move yourfinger slightly southwest from that, you're probab…ly pointing tosomewhere in the vicinity of Springfield. Alternatively, it's about 90 miles northeast of St. Louis.
The State Capital.
the capital of Illinois is Springfield
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You could have easy looked it up on google, but the answer is Springfield
Illinois got its capital because before springfield there used to be another capital kaskaskia, it got its name from a river but then the river dried up so they used another r…iver called Springfield.
Springfield is the capital city in Illinois.