Correct, Indiana

Correct, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Correct, Indiana
Correct, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°00′31″N 85°17′11″W / 39.00861°N 85.28639°W / 39.00861; -85.28639Coordinates: 39°00′31″N 85°17′11″W / 39.00861°N 85.28639°W / 39.00861; -85.28639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 432992[1]

Correct is an unincorporated community in Ripley County, Indiana, United States. Correct is located on U.S. Route 421, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) south-southwest of Versailles.


A post office called Correct was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 1905.[2] 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.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Correct, Indiana
  2. "Ripley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
  3. Hook, J. N. (10 June 2014). All Those Wonderful Names. Open Road Media. p. 272. ISBN 978-1-4976-1186-3.

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