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Chicago officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States. .... Chicago's first railway, Galena and Chicago Union Railroad, and the Illinois and Michigan Canal opened in 1848. The canal allowed steamboats and  ...

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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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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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The next time you're in the Windy City, impress locals with this know-how.

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illinois fun facts and trivia. ... The world's first Skyscraper was built in Chicago, 1885. Home to ... The NFL's Chicago Bears were first known as the "Staley Bears ".

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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 ...

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Chicago is one of the largest cities in the United States. The city is located in northeastern Illinois on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As of.