Modena, Utah
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Modena, Utah
Modena, Utah
Abandoned buildings in Modena
Abandoned buildings in Modena
Modena is located in Utah
Modena is located in the United States
Coordinates: 37°47?56?N 113°55?27?W / 37.79889°N 113.92417°W / 37.79889; -113.92417Coordinates: 37°47?56?N 113°55?27?W / 37.79889°N 113.92417°W / 37.79889; -113.92417
CountryUnited States
Named forModena, Italy
5,476 ft (1,669 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID1430394[1]

Modena is an unincorporated community in far western Iron County, near the Nevada border in southwestern Utah, United States.


The settlement lies along State Route 56 west of the city of Parowan, the county seat of Iron County.[2] Its elevation is 5,476 feet (1,669 m).[1]

Although Modena is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84753.[3]

The Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a polygamous sect, is based near Modena.


The settlement was established as a railroad town in 1899 by the Utah and Nevada Railway. By 1905 it was on the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad route between Salt Lake City and Southern California.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Modena has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[4]


See also


  1. ^ a b "Modena, Utah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 102.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Modena, Utah
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011.

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