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Illinois Springfield, IL


State Illinois
City Springfield
Latitude/Longitude 39.78, -89.65
Land Area 54 mi2

Population 208,182

Bordering Cities
Decatur, Peoria, Saint Louis

Sangamon County

* Statistics by Wolfram|Alpha. "Christianity" is used in the statistical sense and includes Catholics, Protestants, and true Christians.

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Illinois is the fifth-most populous state of the United States of America, and is often noted for being a microcosm of the entire country. It is the most populous state in the Midwest region; however with 65% of its residents concentrated in the Chicago metropolitan area, most of the state has either a rural or a small town character. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a broad economic base. Illinois is an important transportation hub; the Port of Chicago connects the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River via the Illinois River. As the "most average state", Illinois has long had a reputation as a bellwether both in social and cultural terms and politics.

In the 1810s settlers began arriving from Kentucky; Illinois achieved statehood in 1818. The state filled up from south to north. Chicago was founded in the 1830s on the banks of the Chicago River, one of the few natural harbors on southern Lake Michigan. Railroads and John Deere's invention of the self-scouring steel plow turned Illinois' rich prairie into some of the world's most productive and valuable farmlands, attracting immigrant farmers from Germany and Sweden. By 1900, the growth of industrial jobs in the northern cities and coal mining in the central and southern areas attracted immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe. Illinois was an important manufacturing center during both world wars. The Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South to Chicago, established a large community that created the city's famous jazz and blues cultures.

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Displaying 1-11 of 11 listings near Springfield, Illinois


Ambassador Baptist Church

Ralph Irmler
111 W Mulberry St
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 553-6091


Atterberry Community Baptist Church

Ray Spellbrink
13922 Greely Street
Petersburg, IL 62675
(217) 652-8600


Calvary Baptist Church

Steve Switzer
930 Haner Ave
Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 824-2324


Calvary Missionary Baptist Church

Silas Johnson
2208 E. Kansas
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-1424


Grace Baptist Academy

Richard Brady
2812 S. Walnut
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 522-2881


Grace Baptist Church

Richard Brady
2812 S. Walnut St.
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 522-2881


Grace Baptist Church

Philip Neumann
900 W. Northern Ave.
Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 824-3405


Latham Baptist Church

Ralph Deal
PO Box 51
Latham, IL 62543
(217) 674-3366


Park Meadows Baptist Church

S.M. Davis
800 Memorial Park Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-6900

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist C...

Charles W. Tiner
1800 Martin Luther King Dr.
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-9750

Springfield Baptist Temple

Lavelle Jesse
430 N. Milton
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 544-9486