Place:Corydon, Wayne, Iowa, United States

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NameCorydon
TypeCity
Coordinates40.759°N 93.318°W
Located inWayne, Iowa, United States
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Corydon is a city in Wayne County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,585 in the 2010 census, a decline from 1,591 in the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Wayne County.

Corydon is the hometown of Olympic gold medalist George Saling. Saling won the 110 meter hurdles in the 1932 Los Angeles games with a time of 14.6 seconds. The city's sports complex bears the name Saling Field and the annual George Saling Race is a part of the community's Old Settler's Celebration held the second weekend in August. Each year, Wayne Community High School's class reunions are held during the Old Settler's Celebration while the majority of former students are in town visiting relatives and friends.

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