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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 199 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CORRY, a city of Erie county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 37 M. S.E. of Erie, in the N.W. part of the state, at an elevation of about 1430 ft. Pop. (189o) 5697; (1900) 5369 (671 foreign-born); (1910) 5991. It is served by the Erie and the Pennsylvania railways. Corry is situated in the midst of a fine farming region, which is rich in petroleum and natural gas, and is widely known for its mineral springs. One mile W. of the city is a state fish hatchery, and there are fine trout streams in the neighbourhood. Among the city's manufactures are steel, engines, locomotives, radiators, shovels, bricks, flour, furniture and leather. Corry was settled in r86o, and was incorporated as a borough in 1863 and as a city in 1866.
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