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Corydon, Iowa
(Wayne County)

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The location of Corydon

Welcome to Corydon ...

The city of Corydon is located in Wayne County and is the County Seat for Wayne County.

The location of Corydon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Corydon has a population of 1,587 people<2> (see below for details).

Corydon is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Corydon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Corydon: (641)

The ZIP code for Corydon: 50060<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corydon had a population of 1,585 people (or 24.75% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Corydon the county's most populous community.

The population of Corydon represents 0.05% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 194th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,585 people, the population of Corydon has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,591 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Corydon had an population of 1,587 people. This is an increase of 0.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.25% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Corydon.

Communities Also Named Corydon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Iowa communities named Corydon: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Polk County.

Beyond Iowa, there are 6 communities that are also named Corydon - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Corydon.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Corydon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Corydon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Corydon. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Corydon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corydon ...

Looking for more information about Corydon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Corydon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Corydon.

Communities near Corydon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chariton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the North (N) of Corydon

Located in Lucas County

Seymour   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Corydon

Russell   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Corydon

Located in Lucas County

Allerton   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Corydon

Humeston   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Corydon

Mystic   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Corydon

Located in Appanoose County

Lineville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Corydon

Garden Grove   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Corydon

Located in Decatur County

Derby   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Corydon

Located in Lucas County

Promise City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Corydon

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Corydon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Wayne County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Corydon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corydon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corydon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Corydon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Corydon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Corydon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Corydon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corydon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corydon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7574, Longitude: -93.3174     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corydon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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