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Cannelton is a city in Perry County.
The community was named for the cannel coal mined in the region
The latitude of Cannelton is 37.911N. The longitude is -86.744W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,174.
A local cotton mill made Union army uniforms during the Civil War. The mill operated until 1954
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30% of Cannelton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cannelton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cannelton was $13,578, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Cannelton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Cannelton include Cannelton Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cannelton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.
Libraries in Cannelton include Cannelton Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Cannelton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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