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Corydon is a town in Harrison County, in the Louisville metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for a young shepherd in a song.

The latitude of Corydon is 38.211N. The longitude is -86.121W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,720.


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Median household income
Local
$33,823
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Corydon demographic reports
Corydon is between Big and Little Indian creeks.
Corydon was the state capital until 1825.

Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his Confederate raiders attacked the city in 1863. It is said that to save their flour mills from flames, each mill owner was required to pay $1,000. Morgan returned a $200 overpayment

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
Dates often change. Check Corydon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Scenic roads: Ohio River Scenic Route
Corydon attractions: Squire Boone Caverns, Corydon Scenic Railroad
Historic sites and museums: Corydon Capitol State Historic Site, Battle of Corydon Memorial Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Corydon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harrison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47112 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Corydon residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Corydon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Corydon was $20,740, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Corydon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Corydon include Corydon Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Corydon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $382.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $678.


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Libraries in Corydon include Carnegie Genealogy & Local History Library, Harrison County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Corydon include Corydon Democrat

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Harrison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Corydon political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Corydon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Corydon include Baymont Inn, First Capitol Hotel, Hampton Inn Corydon, Holiday Inn Express Corydon.

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