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Welcome to Corning ...

The village of Corning is located in Perry County<1>.



The pronunciation of Corning: KORN-ing<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Corning, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Corning has a population of 568 people<3> (see below for details).

Corning is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Corning is located in the (740) area code.

The ZIP code for Corning: 43730<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Corning had an population of 568 people. This is a decrease of 2.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corning had a population of 583 people. This makes Corning the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 583 people, the population of Corning decreased 1.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 593 people).

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

Communities Also Named Corning ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Corning - they are located in Arkansas, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Corning ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Corning.

  • Athens
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Logan
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan is located in Hocking County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,933 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan <6>
  • Nelsonville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelsonville
    • Nelsonville is located in Athens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,119 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelsonville <6>
  • New Lexington
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Crooksville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Roseville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Glouster
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glouster have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glouster
    • Glouster is located in Athens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,779 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glouster <6>
  • McConnelsville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McConnelsville
    • McConnelsville is located in Morgan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,720 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnelsville <6>
  • Bremen
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bremen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bremen
    • Bremen is located in Fairfield County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,466 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen <6>
  • Somerset
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Corning. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Corning.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Corning. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Corning.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Corning. See our Newspapers Page for Corning.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corning ...

Looking for more information about Corning? 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 Corning, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Corning.

Adding Corning to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Corning in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Corning was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Corning post office opened in 1880.

We also found Corning in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Corning.

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

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Corning. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corning.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corning - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Corning). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Corning or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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