Penrose, Utah facts for kids
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|Founded by||C. S. Rowher|
|Named for||Charles W. Penrose|
|Elevation||4,268 ft (1,301 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1437656|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau|
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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