Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 15 Illinois Towns

Have you ever seen a town nickname or motto and wondered what the meaning was? I definitely have, and I’ve come across this quite a lot in Illinois. So I’ve dug up the meaning behind the nicknames of 15 Illinois towns. Enjoy!

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