Location Profile

Corydon, Iowa

Facility Type
Critical Access Hospital
Facility Location
Corydon, Iowa
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Corydon, Iowa. With a strong tradition in excellent care for over 60 years, the provider is one of the most trusted providers in the state. More than 5,000 people are served by the facility as it offers a range of services and specialties. Services include emergency care, diagnostics/imaging, occupational health, cardiac care, and women's health, among others.

Community Overview

Corydon is a nice and quiet town with a high safety rating, good schools, and a great park. It's known as a great place to raise a family and has a friendly community. Corydon is a nice quiet town that has a rural feel. It's affordable and offers a calm pace of life. Events in the area include the Wayne County Fair, the Old Settlers celebration, the farmer's market, and the summer outdoor concert series. Des Moines, Iowa, the state capital, is just an hour away, and offers a Filipino store, as well as a Filipino American Association branch.

To learn more about Corydon, visit the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Wayne Community School District operates the public schools in the area. The district features 2 schools: 1 elementary school, and 1 combination middle school/high school. Students are given good academic opportunities and enjoy a low student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. State test scores show that nearly 90% of the district's students are proficient in reading and math. Wayne Community Jr-Sr High School has been recognized by the U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools and is ranked 109th in the state, as well as among the top 9,500 high schools in the country. Overall, the district performs well and is considered above average. Niche.com readers have named it one of the top 70 districts with the best teachers in Iowa. There are no private schools in the area, however, there may be some outside Corydon.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

An assortment of shopping options are in Corydon, Iowa. Local stores are here along with brands like Dollar General. Hy-Vee Mainstreet is the local grocery store. Walmart is less than 30 minutes away in nearby Centerville, Iowa.

Opening in spring, The Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County is a must-see for history lovers. Corydon was the site of a famous bank robbery by outlaw Jesse James, and there are multiple artifacts related to the event. You'll also find early farming equipment, military history, and other interesting topics. For arts, stop by the Refuge Creative Arts to see the latest art or participate in a class. Corydon also features the Wayne Theatre, which shows a new Hollywood movie each week.

Corydon is a great place to enjoy the outdoors. Whether it's by teeing off on the greens of the Corydon Municipal Golf Course or traveling the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, you'll enjoy the area. Corydon Lake Park is a popular destination and features many activities such as picnicking, fishing, camping, and hiking. In the summer, head to the Prairie Trails Family Aquatic Center for swimming and kayaking.

Entertainment comes in all forms in Cedar Rapids. The Orchestra Iowa is located in Cedar Rapids and features a series of family-friendly concerts each year, while Theatre Cedar Rapids presents captivating Broadway shows and theatrical performances. More theatre can be found at the historic Paramount Theater, one of the remaining 1920's movie palaces left in America. The Paramount hosts the city Broadway series and other live shows. Iowa Cultural Connection, the regional arts organization, even organizes events for the young, with concerts, children's theatre, and storytimes throughout the area. There are also several movie theatres in Cedar Rapids that screen all of the latest films.

Experiencing every season is a joy in Cedar Rapids, thanks to almost 5,000 acres of city-owned property. Among these are 4 public golf courses, 6 swimming pools, splash pads, a historic village, trails, and other recreation options. Located in Bever Park, the Old MacDonald's Farm is a family-friendly place where you meet and pet some barnyard friends. Bever Park also includes tennis courts, picnic areas, and a playground for all-day fun. The Noelridge Aquatic Center has several slides, water play features, sand play features, and eight lap lanes. Indian Creek Nature is a great destination to learn about the local waters and see various forms of agriculture up close. With 4 miles of trails wind through 210 acres of wetlands and varied terrain, it offers a great place to walk or hike or even cross-country ski.

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Crime Rate

Corydon is safe for families and is in fact, one of the safest cities in the state, and has a crime rate 66% lower than the national average. Crime in the area has decreased by nearly 20% and the city is safer than 75% of the cities in the country.

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