New Corydon, Indiana

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New Corydon
Unincorporated community
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New Corydon is located in Indiana
New Corydon
New Corydon
New Corydon is located in the US
New Corydon
New Corydon
Coordinates: 40°34′07″N 84°50′24″W / 40.56861°N 84.84000°W / 40.56861; -84.84000Coordinates: 40°34′07″N 84°50′24″W / 40.56861°N 84.84000°W / 40.56861; -84.84000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Wabash
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
ZIP code 47326
FIPS code 18-52812[1]
GNIS feature ID 440037[2]

New Corydon is an unincorporated community in Wabash Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

New Corydon was platted in 1844.[3] It took its name after Corydon, Indiana.[4] A post office was established at New Corydon in 1844, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1960.[5]

Geography[edit]

New Corydon is located at 40°34′07″N 84°50′24″W / 40.56861°N 84.84000°W / 40.56861; -84.84000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "New Corydon, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 253. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 237. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for Corydon, Indiana. 
  5. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2014.