Tolono is a small town of 3,400 residents located just south of Savoy and north of Pesotum. The modern Tolono Public Library offers many programs for the town’s residents, and even provides free use of a meeting room along with some other wonderful services.
The Tolono Park District, formed in 1975, is currently working on raising the money necessary to purchase the old Unity Junior High School property. The acreage would allow the park district to expand its services to the community.
|Village of Tolono||2,600||3,447|
|State of Illinois||11,430,602||12,419,293||12,830,632|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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Tolono is home to the Unit #7 School District, which serves the educational needs of the towns of Tolono, Philo, Sidney, Sadorus, and Pesotum.
Tolono has an elementary school, junior high and high school.
Parkland College is primarily a two-year college offering vocational and transfer degrees in over 100 different areas. Parkland also offers advanced degrees through partnerships with Eastern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Springfield, Franklin University, Olivet-Nazarene University and Greenville College. Parkland also offers nine sports teams and numerous student organizations.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the preeminent research universities in the world. Eleven alumni of UIUC, including nine university faculty, have been named Nobel Prize Laureates, and 18 alumni and two faculty members are Pulitzer Prize recipients. UIUC campus is also home to the largest public university library in the world, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the renowned Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and 19 Division I sports teams.
Tolono is located 5 miles south of Savoy and Champaign-Urbana on State Route 45 and 5 miles from I-57.
Rantoul Aviation Center and Willard Airport (CMI) to Chicago and Dallas.
Charter flights are available through Flightstar at CMI.
Norfolk Southern (commercial) A 1,000 acre mega site is located on this line.
Arts & Culture
For more information on arts and culture, please visit 40N/88W, the Champaign County Arts, Culture and Entertainment Council.
The Champaign County Forest Preserve boasts more than 3,500 scenic acres throughout the county. Activities include fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing, sledding, golfing, and swimming. For more information on recreational opportunities, please contact the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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