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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.
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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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Brown
Township Hamblen
 • Total 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
879 ft (268 m)
 • Total 1,128
 • Density 409/sq mi (158.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 812 & 930
FIPS code 18-15115
GNIS feature ID 2629877

Cordry Sweetwater Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hamblen Township, Brown County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 1,128 at the 2010 census.


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.


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). 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.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census
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