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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)

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.ru:Тонтитаун (Арканзас)

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