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Cross Plains
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Brown
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47017
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-16030
GNIS feature ID 449643

Cross Plains is an unincorporated community in Brown Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.


Cross Plains was founded in 1826 and was named for the fact two roads meet at the town site. A post office has been in operation at Cross Plains since 1826.


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