Modena, Illinois

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Modena, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Modena, Illinois is located in Illinois
Modena, Illinois
Modena, Illinois
Modena, Illinois is located in the US
Modena, Illinois
Modena, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°08′07″N 89°45′47″W / 41.13528°N 89.76306°W / 41.13528; -89.76306Coordinates: 41°08′07″N 89°45′47″W / 41.13528°N 89.76306°W / 41.13528; -89.76306
Country United States
State Illinois
County Stark
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 413696[1]

Modena is an unincorporated community in Stark County, Illinois, United States. located 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Wyoming.

History[edit]

A post office called Modena was established in 1861, and remained in operation until 1906.[2] The community was named after Modena, in Italy.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Modena, Illinois
  2. ^ "Stark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 211.