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Kokomo

Kokomo (kōˈkəmō) [key], city (1990 pop. 44,962), seat of Howard co., N central Ind., on Wildcat Creek; inc. 1865. Glass, motor vehicle parts, metal products, plastics, food and beverages, and plumbing fixtures are made in the city. The first commercially built automobile was developed and tested in Kokomo in 1894 by Elwood Haynes. Of interest is the Elwood Haynes Museum. Indiana Univ. has a campus at Kokomo.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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