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Illinois Map Extent

This Illinois State Map shows major landmarks and populated places. For example, it includes national forests, military bases, wildlife refuges, and other federal lands in Illinois.

Some of Illinois’ biggest highlights include the Shawnee National Forest, which spans an area of 1,000+ km². Also, Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge mostly consists of wetlands and is located in the middle of the Mississippi Flyway along the Illinois River.

Also, Illinois is home to the US Department of Energy’s Fermilab, which is a particle acceleration laboratory just outside of the city of Chicago. Otherwise, the state of Illinois contains the Argonne National Laboratory, which is a world-class research facility situated in Argonne, Illinois. Both have tours available around the laboratories.

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Federal lands

National Forests (NF)

Shawnee National Forest

National Wildlife Refuge (NWR)

Chautauqua NWR
Port Louisa NWR
Chautauqua NWR
Emiquon NWR
Great River NWR

Meredosia NWR
Great River NWR
Two Rivers NWR
Crab Orchard NWR
Cypress Creek NWR

Other Landmarks

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Argonne National Laboratory
Upper Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refuge
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Illinois lakes, rivers and reservoirs

Lakes and reservoirs

Lake Shelbyville
Carlyle Lake
Rend Lake

Rivers and streams

Kaskaskia River
Wabash River
Mississippi River

Ohio River
Illinois River

Military and penitentiary

Great Lakes Naval Training Center
Fort Sheridan (Closed)
Savanna Army Depot (Closed)
Glenview Naval Air Station (Closed)
Joliet Army Ammunition Plant
Rock Island Arsenal
Charles Melvin Price Support Center
Scott Air Force Base

Penitentiary

Marion Federal Penitentiary

Illinois populated places

Springfield
Chicago
Alton
Belleville
Bloomington
Champaign
Danville
De Kalb
Decatur
East St Louis
Elgin
Evanston
Galesburg
Kankakee
Moline
Normal
Pekin
Quincy
Rock Island
Skokie
Urbana
Waukegan
Peoria

Rockford
Joliet
Beardstown
Cairo
Canton
Carmi
Centralia
Dixon
Effingham
Kewanee
Lincoln
Macomb
Monmouth
Mount Vernon
Olney
Pittsfield
Sterling
Streator
Vandalia
Rantoul
Pana
Carbondale

State capital

Springfield

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