Tolono, Illinois

City: Tolono

County: Champaign

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 39.9833, -88.2500

Tolono, Illinois, is a village in Champaign County, Illinois. The Illinois Central Railroad founded Tolono in 1856 at the point where the Illinois Central crossed the Great Western Railroad. The U.S. Post Office Department established a post office in the village in June 1857.

James N. Adams, comp., Illinois Place Names (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1989), 526; Edward Callary, Place Names of Illinois (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009), 348.