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Colona, Illinois

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The location of Colona

Welcome to Colona ...

The city of Colona is located in Henry County.

The location of Colona has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Colona: kuh-LOH-nuh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Colona has a population of 5,125 people<3> (see below for details).

Colona is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Colona lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Colona lies within the (309) area code.

The ZIP code for Colona: 61241<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colona had a population of 5,099 people (or 10.1% of the total population of Henry County). This makes Colona the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Colona represents 0.04% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 334th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,099 people, the population of Colona decreased 1.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,173 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Colona had an population of 5,125 people. This is an increase of 0.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.93% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Colona.

Communities Also Named Colona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Colona - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado (2) and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colona.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colona. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Colona. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colona.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Colona:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colona ...

Looking for more information about Colona? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Colona, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Colona.

Communities near Colona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Davenport   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Colona

Located in Scott County (IA)

Moline   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Colona

Located in Rock Island County

Rock Island   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Colona

Located in Rock Island County

Bettendorf   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Colona

Located in Scott County (IA)

Eldridge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Colona

Located in Scott County (IA)

Geneseo   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Colona

Milan   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Colona

Located in Rock Island County

Le Claire   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Colona

Located in Scott County (IA)

Cambridge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Colona

Orion   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Colona

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Colona.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Illinois

About Henry County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colona. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henry County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Colona. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colona.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Colona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Colona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colona) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Colona. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4646, Longitude: -90.3568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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