Why was the state Illinois called Illinois?
The word Illinois is the French derivation of the Miami-Illinois verb irenwe·wa, transferred from Ojibwe, Ottawa dialect (ilinwe), and transliterated into French.
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US - Midwest: 39.78143 N, 089.64465 W . The Northeastern border of Illinois is Lake Michigan. Its eastern border with Indiana is all of the land west of the Wabash River, a…nd a north-south line above Post Vincennes, or 87Â°â31â²â30â³ west longitude. Its northern border with Wisconsin is fixed at 42Â°â30' north latitude. Its western border with Missouri and Iowa is the Mississippi River. Its southern border with Kentucky is the Ohio River. Illinois also borders Michigan, but only via a water boundary in Lake Michigan. The entrance to the State Capitol Visitor Center, on College St. between W. Capitol Ave. and W. Jackson St. in Springfield, is located at 39Â° 47' 52.2" north latitude 89Â° 39' 26.8" west longitude. Illinois is located on the southwest shore of Lake Michigan, south of Wisconsin, north of Kentucky, west of Indiana, and east of Iowa and Missouri in the United States of America in North America south of Canada, north of Mexico, east of the Pacific Ocean, and west of the Atlantic Ocean, between 40 & 45 latitude in the Northern hemisphere and between 90 and 85 longitude in the Western hemisphere of planet Earth. East of the Mississippi River, North of the Ohio River, West of Indiana and South of Wisconsin with its Northeast corner on Lake Michigan.
Yes. Illinois is considered a midwestern state.
Chicago is located in the State of Illinois. Chicago is primarily located within Cook County, with the exception of a small northwestern portion of the city at O'Hare Inter…national Airport that is located within DuPage County.
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A US State.
Illinois is a state.
It was named after the Native American tribe, the Illini.
The state of Illinois was namedafter the Illinois River. The Illinois River was named by Frenchexplorer Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle in 1679 after theIndians he found liv…ing along the banks. Illinois is the Frenchspelling for the Illinois and Peoria Indian word "iliniwok,"meaning men or warriors and perhaps referring to members of theIllinois tribe.
3 i's 2 l's the words: ill, in, no, is. Also, it has the city of Chicago which is filled with wonderful things to do, as well as many other interesting smaller cities and far…mland. It's the home of the invention of Barbed wire and it's the pumpkin capital of the world.
Abraham Lincoln lived there. He was born in Kentucky and spent much of his boyhood in Indiana, but when he was in his early 20s the family moved to Illinois, and that was wher…e he first became prominent as a lawyer ,entered politics and became nationally known. He was living in Illinois when he was elected President and is buried there.
The Illinois State Legislature which is composed of the Illinois House and the Illinois Senate.
The state of Illinois is surrounded by four states. Illinois is located in the Eastern North-Central part of the United States. It is bordered by Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ken…tucky, and Missouri.
People who live in or come fromIllinois are called Illinoisians, Illinoisans or Illinoians.