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Relocating to Illinois

Are you relocating to Illinois? You likely have a million thoughts going through your mind. What is this new city like? Which are the best neighborhoods? How will I find the very best schools for my kids?

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A free service I provide is to help with your Illinois relocation by connecting you with a great Realtor®. I've been building a network of high quality professional across the country, even in Illinois.

Just contact me with the name of the city in Illinois that is your relocation destination and any preferences you have in a relocation specialist and I'll do my very best to help your move be smooth and worry-free.

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Illinois Profile

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Beautiful photo of Chicago Illinois at night.

Bordered by Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Iowa, it covers 57,918 sq mi (150,008 sq km). Its capital is Springfield. The Mississippi River forms the state's western boundary, the Ohio River and Wabash River form its southeastern border, and the Illinois River traverses the state; Lake Michigan lies to the northeast. Located on its northeastern border is Chicago, the nation's third largest city. Indian settlement dates from 8000 bc. The Mississippian culture was centred at Cahokia c. ad 1300; all the tribes inhabiting the area at the time of European settlement were of Algonquian stock. The French explorers Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet entered the territory in 1673. France controlled it until 1763, when it passed to Britain after the French and Indian War. It became part of the Northwest Territory in 1783 and part of Indiana Territory in 1800; Illinois Territory was formed in 1809, and it became the 21st state in 1818. Although politically divided during the American Civil War, Illinois remained part of the Union. In the 20th century, intense party rivalry (between Republicans and Democrats) and the state's large electoral vote made it a major battleground in presidential elections (see Republican Party; Democratic Party). It is one of the largest U.S. industrial centres and a top manufacturer of nonelectrical machinery. It is also a major insurance centre.

Encyclopedia Britannica: Illinois (state, United States)

Illinois Statistics

Population, 2012 estimate 12,875,255
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 0.3%
Housing units, 2011 5,297,318
Median household income, 2007-11 $56,576
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 55,518.93
Persons per square mile, 2010 231.1

Illinois Links

There's more information than I could possibly list here but I want to provide links to further your investigation if you so choose. So, here's a link the Official State Home Page of Illinois. The official tourism Web site of Illinois is the best place to start planning a trip.

Weather information is also available by cities. Just visit Illinois Weather - Average Temperatures and Rainfall and then click on the name of the city you are interested in to find data for that specific city. And what state profile would be complete without a link to their Top Attractions and Oddities?!?

Relocation Specialist : Illinois

Below are real estate experts who are successfully serving their clients needs. Contact me today and I can refer you to the best agent for your situation and make sure your relocation is terrific!

Aurora

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Chicago

Ron Wexler Keller Williams Realty Chicago Illinois
The Ron Wexler Team, Keller Williams Realty. Homewood, Flossmoor and Chicago area.
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Venta de casas en Chicago, real estate illinois and foreclosures.
MisterHomes
Real Estate and Homes for sale in Palatine, Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Barrington, Inverness, and the surrounding Northwest Suburbs. Search on your own from over 100,000 MLS listings in the Chicagoland area!

Joliet

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Naperville

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O'Fallon

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Peoria

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Rockford

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Springfield

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