Springfield (Illinois)

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Coordinates 39°47′58″N 89°39′18″W
Country United States
State Illinois
County Sangamon
Township Capital
Founded April 10, 1821; 201 years ago (1821-04-10)
Incorporated Town April 2, 1832; 190 years ago (1832-04-02)
City Charter February 3, 1840; 182 years ago (1840-02-03)
Elevation 584 ft (178 m)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
ZIP codes ZIP codes 62701–62708, 62711, 62712, 62715, 62716, 62719, 62722, 62723, 62726, 62736, 62739, 62756, 62757, 62761–62767, 62769, 62776, 62777, 62781, 62786, 62791, 62794, 62796
Area code 217/447
FIPS code 17-167-11046
GNIS feature ID 426595
Interstates
Airport Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
Rapid transit Sangamon Mass Transit District
Website www.springfield.il.us
Abbreviation SPD
Formed 1840
Employees 242 as of 2020
Annual budget $50,000,000
Operations jurisdiction United States
General nature Local civilian police
Headquarters 800 E. Monroe Springfield, IL 62701
Agency executive Kenneth Scarlette, Chief
Detention Centers 1
Boats 1 Patrol Boat
Dogs 3 Dogs
Government (Type) Mayor-Council
Government (Mayor) Jim Langfelder (D)
Government (State capital city) 67.49 sq mi (174.79 km2)
Government (Land) 61.16 sq mi (158.41 km2)
Government (Water) 6.33 sq mi (16.38 km2)
Area (State capital city) 67.49 sq mi (174.79 km2)
Area (Land) 61.16 sq mi (158.41 km2)
Area (Water) 6.33 sq mi (16.38 km2)
Population (2020) (State capital city) 114,394
Population (2020) (Density) 1,870.37/sq mi (722.16/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 211,752

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Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois and the county seat and largest city of Sangamon County. The city's population was 116,250 at the 2010 U.S. Census, which makes it the state's sixth most-populous city, the second largest outside of the Chicago metropolitan area (after Rockford), and the largest in central Illinois. As of 2019, the city's population was estimated to have decreased to 114,230, with just over 211,700 residents living in the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Sangamon County and the adjacent Menard County.

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