Olena, Illinois

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Olena, Illinois
Olena is located in Illinois
Olena
Olena
Olena is located in the United States
Olena
Olena
Coordinates: 40°47′08″N 90°56′20″W / 40.78556°N 90.93889°W / 40.78556; -90.93889Coordinates: 40°47′08″N 90°56′20″W / 40.78556°N 90.93889°W / 40.78556; -90.93889
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyHenderson
Elevation
620 ft (190 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)309
GNIS feature ID415078[1]

Olena is an unincorporated community in Stronghurst Township, Henderson County, Illinois, United States. Olena is located on County Route 6, 3.3 miles (5.3 km) north-northwest of Stronghurst.[2]

Olena was laid out on August 14, 1838 by Robert Kendall. It had, in the 19th century, a population of approximately 300 inhabitants. Further information can be found in History of Mercer and Henderson Counties, Together with Biographical Matter, Statistics, Etc. Chicago: H.H. Hill and Company, 1882.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olena". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Henderson County General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 1999. Retrieved December 5, 2011.