The village is within the borders of the town of Ayvacık and its historical name is Burgas. It is believed that a settlement was present here around the same time as the Roman-Byzantium civilisations of Assos, 7km away. It is thought that the name of the village comes from the fact that it was onceon the edge of a now destroyed woodland, as Korubaşı translates as woodland’s edge in Turkish. The registered population of the village is 442 people and its elevation from the sea level is around 285m. There are 3 coffeehouses, 3 grocery stores, a community healthcare centre, public toilets, a motel and a restaurant in the village.