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Olena, Illinois
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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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Henderson
Elevation
620 ft (190 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 415078

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.

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.

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