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Geographic Information Systems"Business Planner, Scout Troop Leader, Student or Tourist, "Inside Illinois" is information for everyone, providing a wide variety of useful geographic information.  The technology of (GIS) is utilized to deliver much of the information provided through this section via interactive maps."


Illinois AtlasIllinois Atlas is an ongoing project of the Data & Mapping Services Division of the Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University.  The Data & Mapping Services Division has been creating computer generated maps since the early 1990's.



blank gifGreat Lakes Information NetworkIn the Great Links section of Great Lakes Information Network, you'll find a complete directory of regional, federal, state and provincial, and independent agencies and organizations serving the Great Lakes region.  These are organized by topic area to coincide with the primary sections on GLIN:  The Great Lakes, Environment, Economy, Education, Maps and GIS, and Tourism.  Also offered are links to Media Sources:  newspaper, radio and television outlets in the Great Lakes states and provinces; and a section devoted to Funding and Grants and related links to regional foundations, government funding sources and more.

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Illinois census information View Illinois census information such as the ten largest cities, fastest growing counties, population by city and more as released by the U.S. Census Bureau.




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RouteMAPRouteMAP Illinois is your source for driving directions and more.  RouteMAP contains detailed maps of Illinois and the United States presented in a user-friendly package to help you get where you want to go.