As shown in the given Chicago location map that Chicago is located in the south-eastern tip of Lake Michigan in the north of Illinois State of the United States.
Location Map of Chicago, IL
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Where is Chicago Located?
Chicago was founded in the year 1833 in between the Lake Michigan and Mississippi River watershed. In the passage of time, city has experienced the tremendous growth; at present, it is the major hub for industry and telecommunications. Above all, the O'Hare International Airport is the second busiest airport, in terms of the traffic movements in the world.
Furthermore, the city is the center of business and finance and ranked as the world's top ten Global Financial Centers. Additionally, Chicago is listed as "alpha world city" by the World Cities Study Group at Loughborough University. Chicago is also ranked as 5th most powerful city by the Forbes.
Interestingly, Chicago has various nicknames including "Chi-town", "Windy City", "Second City," the "City of Big Shoulders", and "American of big cities".
Places to See in Chicago:
Following are the list of Top Places to Visit in Chicago, Illinois;
|Millennium Park||Museum of Science and Industry||Chicago Cultural Center||Lakefront Trail|
|Willis Tower||Lincoln Park Zoo||City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower||Tribune Tower|
|Navy Pier||Adler Planetarium||Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio||Chicago Riverwalk|
|The Art Institute of Chicago||Buckingham Fountain||Jay Pritzker Pavilion||Maggie Daley Park|
|Cloud Gate||Field Museum||Chicago Architecture Center||North Avenue Beach|
|875 North Michigan Avenue||Wrigley Field||Museum Of Contemporary Art||Lurie Garden|
|Shedd Aquarium||Chicago Riverwalk||Chicago Children's Museum||Wendella Tours & Cruises|
|Grant Park||360 Chicago||Brookfield Zoo||Northerly Island|
|Skydeck Chicago||Crown Fountain||Lincoln Park Conservatory||Bahá'í House of Worship|
Facts about Chicago City:
|Location||The south-east tip of Lake Michigan|
|About City of Chicago||Most populous city in Illinois, 3rd-most-populous city in the US.|
|Population of Chicago||2695598 (3rd in US)|
|Incorporated||March 4, 1837|
|Chicago Area (metro)||234.21 sq mi (606.60 km2)|
|Chicago Area codes||312/872 and 773/872|
|Chicago ZIP Code Prefixes||606xx, 607xx, 608xx|
|Chicago Climate||Humid Continental Climate|
|Chicago Time Zone||UTC−06:00 Summer (DST)|
|Chicago Major Airports||O'Hare Airport, Midway Airport, Rockford Airport|
|Chicago Interstate Highways||55, 57, 65, 80 88, 90, 94, 190, 290, 294, and 355 run through Chicago and its suburbs|
|Chicago Port||Illinois International Port District|