Odds are, if you live in Illinois, you probably live in a farm town. With more than 80 percent of our land being fields of crops and livestock, no one is far from one of many wonderfully quiet little towns in the Prairie State.
If you’re still not sure whether or not you’re from farm country, scroll through this list of 12 ways to know for sure.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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