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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago

Chicago officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States. .... The name "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the Miami- Illinois word Shikaakwa for a wild relative of the onion, known to botanists as ...

www.choosechicago.com/plan-your-trip/chicago-fun-facts

Chicago is a city rich with history and we've created a list of fun facts about the city's population, history, attractions and many more interesting stories.

www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/about/facts.html

Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, with a population of ... The Chicagoland area contains nearly 10 million people in three states – Illinois, ...

www.factretriever.com/chicago-facts

Oct 9, 2017 ... Chicago officially became a city in the state of Illinois in 1837. Today, Chicago is the third largest city in the United States with a population of ...

www.buzzfeed.com/laraparker/things-you-didnt-know-about-chicago

Mar 25, 2014 ... Chicago River is the only river in the world that flows backward. ... In fact, Gotham City license plates were designed to look like Illinois plates so ...

www.citytowninfo.com/places/illinois/chicago

Chicago, Illinois is also known as 'the windy city.' Get more information about Chicago, and find census data and school listings.

theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/illinois/articles/10-unique-facts-about-chicago-you-didnt-know

Sep 29, 2016 ... Read about what makes Chicago unique, and uncover this city's most ... four states from the Skydeck: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan.

www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/north-america/united-states/illinois/chicago/fast-facts

May 9, 2018 ... Humble Midwestern roots keep this vibrant city with world-class architecture, arts and dining grounded. Chicago loves its sports, too, and if a ...

www.inman.com/2015/10/27/10-fun-facts-about-chicago

Oct 27, 2015 ... In the 1850s, Chicago was hydraulically lifted several feet to fix a sewer ... of the Willis (Sears) Tower: Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin.