Tonti, Illinois

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Coordinates: 38°39′53″N 88°58′42″W / 38.66472°N 88.97833°W / 38.66472; -88.97833
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
Location of Illinois in the United States

Tonti is an unincorporated community in Tonti Township, Marion County, Illinois, United States. The village 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 was named in honor of Henri de Tonti, an early Italian/French explorer of Illinois. Tonti Township may be the only monument to one of the first Europeans in Illinois.

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