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Please read the description and submission guidelines for Illinois before submitting sites. Please note that sites for businesses with locations in Sangamon and Menard counties but no others or providing general information pertaining to only those counties should be submitted to the Springfield Metro Area instead of the Central Illinois Region.
Central Illinois consists of the following Illinois counties: Sangamon, Menard, Mason, Logan, Tazewell, Woodford, Livingston, McLean, Dewitt, Macon, Christian, Montogmery, Shelby, Piatt, Moultrie, Effingham, Fayette, and Bond. It also includes the state capitol of Springfield.
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East Central Illinois consists of the following Illinois counties: Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, Vermilion, Edgar, Douglas, Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Piatt and Moultrie. The largest cities in the region are Champaign-Urbana, Charleston-Mattoon, and Danville. The largest universities in the region are the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
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The Illinois Valley region begins in Channahon (Will County) and ends in Peoria (Peoria County). All towns and counties along this path are to be included. This includes the counties of Bureau, La Salle, Stark, Putnam, Marshall, and Peoria as well as parts of Grundy and Will counties.
Please submit only sites for businesses with locations in more than one county of the Northeastern Illinois region or sites with general information about an area spanning more than one county of the region. Do not submit sites to these categories based on the area served by a business but rather by the physical location of the business.

Do not submit business sites to this category that meet the following criteria:

  1. Multiple locations within the same city should be submitted to the appropriate Illinois/Localities category.
  2. Locations in more than one city in the same county should be submitted to the appropriate Illinois/Counties category.
  3. Locations in more than one state but all confined to the Chicago metro area should be submitted to the Chicago Metro Area category.
  4. Businesses with locations inside the region as well as outside the region should be should be submitted to the state-level category (if confined to one state) or to the Midwest Region or higher level Regional categories if location exist in multiple states outside the Chicago Metro Area.
Northeastern Illinois is dominated by the greater Chicago metropolitan area, and includes the counties of Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will.

The region is distinguished from the Chicago Metro Area by including Boone County and by excluding Kenosha County in Wisconsin and the Northwest Indiana region.

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Northwestern Illinois consists of Winnebago, Ogle, Lee, Stephenson, Jo Davies, Carroll, Whiteside, Henry, Rock Island, Mercer, and Boone counties. Rockford and the Quad Cities are metropolitan areas in the region.
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Southern Illinois consists of Jasper, Crawford, Clay, Marion, Washington, and Randolph counties and everything south, including Perry, Jefferson, Wayne, Richland, Lawrence, Wabash, Edwards, White, Hamilton, Franklin, Jackson, Williamson, Saline, Gallatin, Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Alexander, Pulaski, and Massac counties.
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Covers Madison, Bond, Fayette, St. Clair, Clinton, Monroe, Washington, and Randolph counties.
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Western Illinois consists of the following Illinois counties: Henderson, Warren, Knox, Fulton, Hancock, McDonough, Adams, Schuyler, Brown, Cass, Morgan, Scott, Pike, Green, Jersey, Calhoun, and Macoupin.
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