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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Modena is approximately 563 (1990), 535 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 206 (1990), 190 (2010).
The amount of land area in Modena is 0.856 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.003 sq kilometers.
The distance from Modena to Washington DC is 100 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 63 miles. (as the crow flies)
Modena is positioned 39.96 degrees north of the equator and 75.80 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southeastern Pennsylvania, east of Lancaster and west of Philadelphia. Nearby communities include Coatsville, Cain, Thorndale, Hayti and South Coatsville.
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History & History Related Items

Modena is named for the Mode Family which lived in the area at its beginnings and for over two hundred years. It is largely unknown in the county today. Because of the paper mill, one of the community's early names was Paperville, but it was also known as Modeville and Modena. It was known as Mode soon after the Civil War

A great deal of history information may be found on this Modena site.
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Learn more about Modena at this informative site.
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Modena City Government

Modena is a Borough.

Modena Community News

I am trying to trace my family genealogy. Please send me any information on how the town of Modena received it's name. It is a namesake to my surname. Thanks you Aileen Modena.
Please send any reply to Key to the City @ We will forward the information to Aileen and also place it in the history portion of our Modena page. Thanks!

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