Tonti, Illinois facts for kids
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The Illinois Central Railroad tracks in Tonti, Illinois
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Tonti is an unincorporated community in Tonti Township, Marion County, Illinois, United States. The community of Tonti is now little more than a bend in the road and a sign, near where the Illinois Central Railroad tracks cross Interstate 57.
Tonti Township and the community of Tonti was named in honor of Henri de Tonti, an early Italian/French explorer of Illinois.
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