Illinois Base and Elevation Maps
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||This Illinois base map highlights the location of the state capitol,
other major cities throughout the state. Portions of Illinois' border states,
Iowa are included to show the relationship between Illinois
and its neighbors. A small inset shows Illinois among the other 47 Continental United States.
|Illinois base map, Courtesy of Maps.com.
||This elevation map of Illinois illustrates the number of feet or meters the
state rises above sea level.
Illinois' mean elevation of 600 feet above sea level ranks it 39th among the states. It's
lowest point, as you might expect is along the Mississippi River in Alexander County where it bottoms out at
279 feet above sea level.
The highest point in the state is in
northwestern corner of the state,
less than 1/4 of a mile from the Wisconsin border.
at 1,235 feet above sea level is located in Jo Daviess County about 55 miles northwest of
[ Topographic map
| Arial photograph ]
|Illinois elevation map, Courtesy of Maps.com.
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