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Where is Springfield



Located in the central part of Illinois, Springfield is the capital city of Illinois State of United States. The living place of US president Abraham Lincoln was evolved during the period of 1810s. Gradually city developed and became the capital city of Illinois.



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Interesting Facts about Springfield


Country: United States of America
State: Illinois
County: Sangamon
Area: 156 km2
Population (metro): 208,182 (2010)
Climate: Humid Continental Climate

Most of the administrative bodies are centred on the city Springfield. Surprisingly, the economy of city is largely depends upon government jobs. The city largely situated in a plain region nearby Lake Springfield and Sangamon River; the Lake Springfield is a huge artificial important lake because it provides drinking water and the lake is administered by City Water, Light & Power Company. Besides, it is also important centre for the recreation.

The capital city has also major tourist's attractions in the region; the major tourist's points in the city are historic sites memorizing Lincoln, lake, and various other centres listed below:
  • Lincoln Home National Historic Site
  • National Historical Park
  • Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site
  • Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site
  • Old State Capitol State Historic Site
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  • Knights Action Park
  • Caribbean Water Park