Illinois (/ ˌ ɪ l ə ˈ n ɔɪ / IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern United States. Chicago is its largest city, and the state's capital is Springfield; other major metropolitan areas include Metro East (of Greater St. Louis), Peoria and Rockford.
Cook County is organized into townships except for the city of Chicago: in 1902, voters in Chicago chose to abolish the eight townships in the city.. There are 17 counties with no township government: Alexander, Calhoun, Edwards, Hardin, Johnson, Massac, Menard, Monroe, Morgan, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Scott, Union, Wabash, and Williamson.
Oak Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, adjacent to Chicago. It is the 29th-most populous municipality in Illinois with a population of 54,583 as of the 2020 U.S. Census estimate. Oak Park was first settled in 1835 and later incorporated in 1902, when it separated from Cicero.
U.S. Route 30 Lincoln Highway US 30 highlighted in red Route information Maintained by IDOT Length 153.79 mi (247.50 km) Existed 1926 –present Tourist routes Lincoln Highway Major junctions West end US 30 in Fulton Major intersections I-88 Toll / IL 110 (CKC) in Rock Falls US 52 in Amboy I-39 / US 51 in Paw Paw US 34 in Oswego I-55 in Joliet US 6 in Joliet I-80 in New Lenox US 45 in ...
Wisconsin (/ w ɪ ˈ s k ɒ n s ɪ n / ()) is a state in the upper Midwestern United States.Wisconsin is the 25th-largest state by total area and the 20th-most populous.It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north.
Area codes 815 and 779 are telephone area codes for most of northern Illinois outside the Chicago and Quad Cities areas. It also serves the Joliet area and some of Chicago’s western and northwestern exurbs. 815 was one of the four original Illinois area codes set up in 1947.
On June 24, 1872, the town of Sheridan voted forty-five to one to incorporate under the Old Statute of the State of Illinois. On June 29 of that same year, the first election of the Board of Trustees was held. The following seal was adopted: "Town Seal, Sheridan, Illinois. Incorporated, June 29, 1872". Not very inventive, but it served the purpose.