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. (MORE)
Chicago gangsters. Big City Bosses like Richard J. Daley. Politicalturmoil. Voter fraud. Corn. Hog production. Blind Pigs andSpeakeasies. Al Capone and the Saint Valentine's D…ay massacre. Thelady in red and Dillinger's demise. Land of Lincoln. Black HawkWar. The 1871 Great Chicago Fire and Catherine O'Leary's cow. (MORE)
Yes. In fact, Illinois is known by most outsiders as having brutally cold winters with negative temperatures. It does depend, though. The state stretches a good four hundred m…iles from north to south. Carbondale, IL barely sees snow during the year, but experiences many slippery and icy conditions. In the Chicago Metropolitan Area, however, you probably won't go three days without significant snowfall from about November to March. Don't be fooled. Illinois also experiences some of the HOTTEST summers around! (MORE)
Like many states in America, especially in the Midwest, the name of Illinois comes from the native tribes that lived there when the white men first came - the Illinois people.… It comes from the Indian word Illini meaning a confederation of tribes. Illinois is the French interpretation of the Algonquin word for 'tribe of superior men'. (MORE)
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. (MORE)
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. (MORE)