Diona, Illinois

Diona is an unincorporated community in Coles County, Illinois, United States. Diona is located near Illinois Route 130, 8 miles (13 km) south of Charleston.

Diona, Illinois
Diona, Illinois
Diona, Illinois
Coordinates: 39°22′36″N 88°08′21″W
CountryUnited States
617 ft (188 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)217
GNIS feature ID422628[1]


A post office was established at Diona in 1869, and remained in operation until 1902.[2] The etymology of the name Diona is uncertain.[3]


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Coles County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  3. Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 93. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.

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