The capital city of the great
state of Illinois
. It is one of the top five largest cities in Illinois, with
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.
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.