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Etymology: Tipperary, Ireland
Tipton is located in Illinois
Location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Monroe
Precinct 8
607 ft (185 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
Area code(s) 618

Tipton is a small unincorporated community in Monroe County, Illinois, United States. It grew up around the Cambria Station on the St. Louis and Cairo Railroad. The community there, settled by persons of Irish descent was called Tipperary, which degenerated over time through Tiptown, to the current Tipton.

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