9 Undeniable Differences Between The Northern And Southern Parts Of Illinois

In a state this large, there are bound to be some differences in lifestyles, culture, and beliefs. Most dissimilarities are between Chicago and the rest of the state, and it has created a silent Northern vs Southern Illinois rivalry that we just can’t seem to get over. Below are nine true things that make each half of the state different yet still wonderful.

No matter which part of the state you hail from, you’ll be familiar with these characteristics of northern and southern Illinois. Check them out:

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No matter where you grew up in this fantastic state, though you’ll understand these 10 Illinois superstitions.

What other northern vs southern rivalries do you think are true? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!