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|Satellite view showing Springfield, capital city of the State of Illinois in the United States. The city is the county seat of Sangamon County and is located almost in the geographical center of the state in the Lower Illinois River Basin, north of Lake Springfield and about 200 mi (325 km) south west of Chicago, the state's largest city.
The city is home to the Illinois State Capitol. The French Renaissance building houses the legislative and executive branches of the state government of Illinois.
One of its former residents influences the city until today, a lawyer named Abraham Lincoln lived in Springfield from 1837 until 1861, when he went to Washington to become the 16th president of the United States and - he became one of America’s most honored presidents. Lincoln's final resting place is at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, his tomb is one of the first National Historic Landmarks in the US.
Some city highlights Springfield style:
List of Tourist Attractions
Lincoln Presidential Museum (library and museum documents the life of the 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln - illinois.gov/alplm/).
Lincoln Home National Historic Site (the home where Abraham Lincoln lived from 1844 to 1861).
Lincoln's Tomb (final resting place of Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd Lincoln).
Illinois State Capitol (houses the executive and legislative branches of the government of Illinois),
Old State Capitol (the fifth capitol building built for the U.S. state of Illinois, today used for ceremonial functions. It was the ground for Obama's campaign kickoff in February 2007)
Illinois State Museum (museum of natural history with the focus on the state's cultural and artistic heritage, reopened on 2 July, 2016 - museum.state.il.us).
Convention center: Prairie Capital Convention Center (multi-purpose arena for concerts, trade shows and sport events - springfieldpc3.com)
Hotels: Wyndham Springfield City Centre (30-story upscale hotel near State Capital Complex - wyndham.com)
Parks: Henson Robinson Zoo (home to animals native to Australia, Africa, Asia and North and South America - hensonrobinsonzoo.org). Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden (100-acre woodland and prairie garden bordering Lake Springfield). Washington Park (a botanical garden with a large duck pond, a rose garden, and carillon concerts)
Just zoom in to see the Old State Capitol, with the nearby Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.
The page shows a city map of Springfield, Illinois with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (IATA code: SPI), 9 km (5.5 mi) by road north of the city.
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Thursday-August-25 2016 08:11Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours Central Daylight Time (CDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
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|Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Springfield, Illinois, USA.
City Coordinates: 39.783250°N 89.650373°W
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Wikipedia entry Springfield, Illinois.
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