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Tonti
Unincorporated
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marion
Elevation 574 ft (175 m)
Coordinates 38°39′53″N 88°58′42″W / 38.66472°N 88.97833°W / 38.66472; -88.97833
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location of Tonti within Illinois
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Location of Tonti within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States

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.

History

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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