Tamalco, Illinois facts for kids
|Elevation||479 ft (146 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||419529|
The community was named in 1884 as a portmanteau of the names of Bond County residents W. H. Taylor, John McLaren, and Frank Colwell. Its post office opened the same year; Taylor served as the first postmaster.
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