Outpatient and Inpatient Alcohol Rehab Services in Springfield, IL
Springfield is the capital of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County. The city has a population of 116,250, as of the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the sixth most populated city in the state. It is the largest city in central Illinois.
As of 2013, the city’s population was estimated to have increased to 117,006, with just over 211,700 residents living in the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Sangamon County and the adjacent Menard County.
Present-day Springfield was first settled by European Americans in the late 1810s, around the time Illinois became a state. The most famous historic resident was Abraham Lincoln, who lived in Springfield from 1837 until 1861, when he went to the White House as President.
Springfield is sometimes known more for what’s around it than Springfield itself.
In many cases, St. Louis or Chicago is just a train’s ride away, while Indianapolis is only a drive away.
Aside from Springfield’s historical connection to Abraham Lincoln which, incidentally, makes the city a history buff’s treasure chest, the beauty about Springfield is it has close proximity to large cities, but isn’t in itself large.
Springfield is a location someone in recovery can find well balanced between a large population, and a locale that is more contained in its numbers.