Outline of Illinois

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The location of the state of Illinois in the United States of America
Main article: Illinois

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Illinois:

Illinoisfifth most populous of the 50 states of the United States of America. Illinois lies between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River and the Ohio River in the Midwestern United States. Chicago, Illinois, is the third most populous city and the third most populous metropolitan area of the United States. The United States created the Illinois Territory on March 1, 1809. Illinois joined the Union as the 21st state on December 3, 1818.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the state of Illinois

Geography of Illinois[edit]

Main article: Geography of Illinois

Places in Illinois[edit]

Environment of Illinois[edit]

Natural geographic features of Illinois[edit]

Regions of Illinois[edit]

Main article: Regions of Illinois

Administrative divisions of Illinois[edit]

An enlargeable map of the 102 counties of the state of Illinois

Demography of Illinois[edit]

Government and politics of Illinois[edit]

Main article: Government of Illinois and Politics of Illinois

Branches of the government of Illinois[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Illinois[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Illinois[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Illinois[edit]

Main article: Courts of Illinois

Law and order in Illinois[edit]

Law of Illinois

Military in Illinois[edit]

History of Illinois[edit]

History of Illinois

History of Illinois, by period[edit]

The location of the state of Illinois in the United States of America
An enlargeable map of the state of Illinois
An enlargeable map of the 102 counties of the state of Illinois

History of Illinois, by region[edit]

History of Illinois, by subject[edit]

Culture of Illinois[edit]

Culture of Illinois

The Arts in Illinois[edit]

Sports in Illinois[edit]

Main article: Sports in Illinois

Economy and infrastructure of Illinois[edit]

Economy of Illinois

Education in Illinois[edit]

Main article: Education in Illinois

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Illinois