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Erect, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Elevation
525 ft (160 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
27341
Area code 336
GNIS feature ID 1011101

Erect, North Carolina is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, North Carolina, United States, and part of the Piedmont Triad metropolitan region. A post office called Erect was established in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1935. In 1889, Erect had a population of 39 inhabitants.

The 15-square mile (30 km²) region surrounding the town of Seagrove, twelve miles to the southeast, is known as the "Pottery Capital of North Carolina." Erect is located in the vicinity of the "North Carolina Pottery Highway", a collection of approximately 100 potteries and galleries along NC 705 in Randolph and Moore counties.

Goss Lake, Goss Lake Dam, and the Lambert Mill Dam are located in the Erect quad.

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