Tipton, Monroe County, Illinois facts for kids
|Name origin: Tipperary, Ireland|
|Elevation||607 ft (185 m)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
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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