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Illinois

State

The Land of Lincoln officially became a state on Dec. 3, 1818, making Illinois the 21st state in the union. Today, Illinois is home to more than 12.8 million residents, the 5-most popluated state in the country. Illinois's capital is Springfield, but Chicago is its largest municipality with close to 2.7 million people.

The Land of Lincoln officially became a state on Dec. 3, 1818, making Illinois the 21st state in the union. Today, Illinois is home to more than 12.8 million residents, the 5-most popluated state in the country. Illinois's capital is Springfield, but Chicago is its largest municipality with close to 2.7 million people.

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