The capital city of the great state of Illinois
. It is one of the top five largest cities in Illinois, with a population of over 112,000. It is located in the west-central area of the state, which makes it more accessable to the rest of Illinois.
Springfield was the home of Abraham Lincoln
, the president responsible for restoring the union and keeping the nation from being torn in two, and also freeing the black slaves in the South
and parts of the Midwest, such as Kentucky
The city has a reasonably good skyline for it's size. The two largest and tallest buildings in Springfield are the Springfield Hilton Hotel, and the Illinois State Capital building.
Springfield, Illinois is the capital of Illinois.