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Tamalco, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bond
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 419529

Tamalco is an unincorporated community in Bond County, Illinois, United States. Tamalco is located along a railroad line northwest of Keyesport.

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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