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Springfield, Illinois
Ceety
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The Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois.
Offeecial name: City of Springfield
Motto: Hame o Preses Abraham Lincoln [2]
Nickname: Flower City [1]
State Illinois
Coonty Sangamon
River Sangamon
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Coordinates 39°41′54″N 89°37′11″W / 39.69833°N 89.61972°W / 39.69833; -89.61972Coordinates: 39°41′54″N 89°37′11″W / 39.69833°N 89.61972°W / 39.69833; -89.61972
Aurie 65.76 sq mi (170 km2)
 - laund 59.48 sq mi (154 km2)
 - watter 6.28 sq mi (16 km2), 9.55%
Population 117,006 (2013) [3]
 - metro 211,752
Density 1,954.4/sq mi (755/km2)
Foondit 10 Apryle 1821 [4]
 - Incorporatit Toun 2 Apryle 1832 [4]
 - Ceety Chairter 6 Apryle 1840 [4]
Mayor Jim Langfelder (D)
Timezone CST (UTC−6)
 - simmer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 62701
Area code 217
Sangamon County Illinois incorporated and unincorporated areas Springfield highlighted.svg
Location in Sangamon Coonty an the state o Illinois
Illinois in United States (US48).svg
Location o Illinois in the Unitit States
Wabsteid: www.springfield.il.us
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Springfield is the caipital o the U.S. state o Illinois an the coonty seat o Sangamon Coonty. The ceety haes a population o 116,250, as of the 2010 U.S. Census, makkin it the saxt maist populatit ceety in the state.[6]

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  1. Barry Popik, Smoky City, barrypopik.com website, March 27, 2005
  2. Offeecial wabsteid
  3. "Springfield (city), Illinois". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. 8 Julie 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Springfield Online Retrieved on April 13, 2007
  5. U.S. Geological Survey Geografic Names Information Seestem: City of Springfield
  6. "2010 Census Data – 2010 Census". 2010.census.gov. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 

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