Cory, Indiana

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Cory
Unincorporated community
Cory is located in Clay County, Indiana
Cory
Cory
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°22′56″N 87°12′21″W / 39.38222°N 87.20583°W / 39.38222; -87.20583Coordinates: 39°22′56″N 87°12′21″W / 39.38222°N 87.20583°W / 39.38222; -87.20583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Perry
Elevation 630 ft (190 m)
ZIP code 47846
FIPS code 18-15238[1]
GNIS feature ID 432999[2]

Cory is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cory hosts the annual Cory Apple Festival.[3]

History[edit]

Cory was platted in 1872.[4] It was named for Simeon Cory, an area businessman.[5]

Geography[edit]

Cory is located at 39°22′56″N 87°12′21″W / 39.38222°N 87.20583°W / 39.38222; -87.20583.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cory, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "History". Cory Apple Festival. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 283. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 103. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for Simeon Cory, pioneer hardware merchant...