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Correct, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Johnson
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47042
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 432992

Correct is an unincorporated community in Johnson Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

A post office called Correct was established in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905. According to tradition, the name of the village was supposed to be Comet, but postal authorities mistakingly entered the name as Correct, and that name stuck.

Geography

Correct is located on U.S. Route 421, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) south-southwest of Versailles.


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