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Penrose, Utah
Unincorporated community
Location within the state of Utah
Country United States
State Utah
County Box Elder
Settled 1890
Founded by C. S. Rowher
Named for Charles W. Penrose
Elevation 4,268 ft (1,301 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84337
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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