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Penrose, Utah
Country United States
State Utah
County Box Elder
Settled 1890
Founded by C. S. Rowher
Named for Charles W. Penrose
4,268 ft (1,301 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1437656
Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 220
1930 155 −29.5%
1940 159 2.6%
1950 169 6.3%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Penrose is an unincorporated farming community in Box Elder County, Utah, United States.

Penrose is located along the last 7 miles (11 km) of Utah State Route 102, about 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Thatcher.

The community was named for Charles W. Penrose, an apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The first permanent settler to the Penrose area was C.S. Rowher, in 1890. He, along with others, farmed beets, wheat, corn and hay.

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