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Cataract, Indiana
The community's general store
The community's general store
Country United States
State Indiana
County Owen
771 ft (235 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 432235

Cataract is an unincorporated community in Owen County, Indiana, United States. Cataract is 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Cloverdale.


Cataract was platted in 1851. It takes its name from the large waterfalls, or cataract, nearby. A post office was established at Cataract in 1846, and remained in operation until 1936.

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