|Overseas region||French Guiana|
The town of Tonnegrande was created in 1879 on a former plantation. Tonnegrande was logging area, and after the abolishment of slavery, attracted many gold prospectors. In 1942, the towns of Montsinéry and Tonnegrande were merged into a single commune. Tonnegrande is the more modest town. The economy is mainly based on agriculture and forestry.
- "Historie de la Commune" (in French). Retrieved 4 June 2020.
- "Exploitation forestière à Tonnegrande (1868)". Montsinery-Tonnegrade (in French). Retrieved 25 March 2021.
- "Guide Montsinéry" (in Dutch). Retrieved 4 June 2020.