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Chicago formally the City of Chicago, is located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, and .... and western United States. Chicago's first railway, Galena and Chicago Union Railroad, and the Illinois and Michigan Canal opened in 1848.

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Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, with a population of nearly ... ChooseChicago.com, the Official Tourism Website for Chicago · Illinois Data ...

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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.

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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 ...

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

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Population: 2010 Census Chicago: 2695598 Cook County: 5194675 Illinois: 12830632 Geography Location: latitude, 41°…

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Mar 25, 2014 ... Chicago's Western Avenue is the world's longest continuous street, ... In fact, Gotham City license plates were designed to look like Illinois ...

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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.

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Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser ... The name Chicago comes from the Algonquin word “Chicagou” or “ Shikaakwa,” ... In 1902, an elephant named Alice at the Lincoln Park Zoo fell ill.