Cordry Sweetwater Lakes, Indiana

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Cordry Sweetwater Lakes, Indiana
Location of Cordry Sweetwater Lakes in Brown County, Indiana.
Location of Cordry Sweetwater Lakes in Brown County, Indiana.
Cordry Sweetwater Lakes is located in Indiana
Cordry Sweetwater Lakes
Cordry Sweetwater Lakes
Location of Cordry Sweetwater Lakes in Brown County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 39°18′40″N 86°7′22″W / 39.31111°N 86.12278°W / 39.31111; -86.12278Coordinates: 39°18′40″N 86°7′22″W / 39.31111°N 86.12278°W / 39.31111; -86.12278
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyBrown
TownshipHamblen
Area
 • Total3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 • Land2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation
947 ft (289 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,128
 • Density409/sq mi (158.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code18-15115[1]
GNIS feature ID2629877[2]
Websitewww.cordrysweetwater.org

Cordry Sweetwater Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hamblen Township, Brown County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,128 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Cordry Sweetwater Lakes had its start in the 1960s with the completion of the Cordry and Sweetwater dams. The dams impounded the Cordry and Sweetwater lakes, around which property developers built up the community.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cordry Sweetwater Lakes is located in northeastern Brown County at 39°17′47″N 85°56′57″W / 39.29639°N 85.94917°W / 39.29639; -85.94917 (39.296284, -85.949220).[5] It consists of a residential community surrounding two reservoirs, Cordry Lake and Sweetwater Lake.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2), of which 2.7 square miles (7.1 km2) is land and 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), or 18.94%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Cordry Sweetwater Lakes CDP, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Area History". Cordry Sweetwater Lakes Community. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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