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Welcome to Corydon ...

The town of Corydon is located in Harrison County and is the County Seat for Harrison County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Corydon has a population of 3,137 people<1> (see below for details).

Corydon is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Corydon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Corydon (for example, toward Santa Claus), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Corydon lies within the (812) area code.

The ZIP code for Corydon: 47112<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corydon had a population of 3,122 people (or 7.93% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Corydon the county's most populous community.

The population of Corydon represents 0.05% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,122 people, the population of Corydon increased 14.99% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,715 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Corydon had an population of 3,137 people. This is an increase of 0.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Corydon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Corydon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Georgetown   [Map]   3,261   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenville   [Map]   863   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marengo   [Map]   814   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Milltown   [Map]   812   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Albany   [Map]   36,461   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Palmyra   [Map]   941   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Corydon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Corydon - they are located in Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Corydon. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 25 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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 Indiana: www.in.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corydon.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corydon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 town (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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Corydon. A straight line distance ignores things 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2131, Longitude: -86.1259     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corydon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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