|Coordinates: 39°00′31″N 85°17′11″W / 39.00861°N 85.28639°WCoordinates: 39°00′31″N 85°17′11″W / 39.00861°N 85.28639°W|
|Elevation||971 ft (296 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||432992|
A post office called Correct was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 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.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Correct, Indiana
- "Ripley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
- Hook, J. N. (10 June 2014). All Those Wonderful Names. Open Road Media. p. 272. ISBN 978-1-4976-1186-3.