ABOUT THE TOWN OF CORYDON
The Town of Corydon is located in Harrison County Indiana and was the first state Capital until it moved to its current location of Indianapolis. The Town and surrounding area is rich in history. At the present time Corydon is one of three towns with a population under 6,000 as a finalist in the Indiana Stellar competition program. With a population of 3,122 residents we are striving to revitalize our small town with growth opportunities for development while maintaining our hometown ambiance.
Corydon, IN receives 2016 Stellar Communities Designee Phone Call
CURRENT COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
Stellar Communities is multi-agency partnerships designed to recognize Indiana’s smaller communities that have identified comprehensive community / economic development projects and activities as well as next steps and key partnerships.
Corydon Comprehensive Plan
The Town of Corydon recently adopted a new comprehensive plan in October of 2015. The Corydon Comprehensive Plan looks at the next 20 years in Corydon and enables a civic vision.
Main Street Downtown Focus Plan
The Main Street Downtown Focus Plan identifies priority projects for Historic Downtown Corydon. This plan was initiated from the desire to engage local community members to develop a revitalization strategy that supports the growth and expansion of businesses downtown.
Corydon Farmer's Market
The Fred Cammack Farmer’s Market is a successful and growing market that has previously utilized space in the parking lot of an abandoned building. The market has created a fun and exciting atmosphere for market shoppers on Friday evenings during the season.
Community Wayfinding Signs
Main Street Corydon has secured a grant and matching funds from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) and the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) to design and implement various wayfinding signs throughout the town.
Bicentennial Park dedicated on Indiana’s Statehood day (December 11, 2016) to celebrate the 200 years since the state constitution was signed in Corydon. Bicentennial Park is an initiative supported by the Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI), which brought together existing and emerging leaders to improve the quality of life in Corydon.