A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Perry ...
The location of Perry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Perry has a population of 17,680 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Perry.
Perry is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Perry lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Perry is located in the (478) area code.
The ZIP code for Perry: 31069<5>
Websites for Perry ...
Official Website: www.perry-ga.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Perry had an population of 17,680 people. This is an increase of 27.75% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Perry had a population of 13,839 people (or 9.89% of the total population of Houston County). This makes Perry the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Perry represents 0.14% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Perry.
Adding Perry to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Perry in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Perry was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Perry on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Perry on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Perry ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Perry - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Washington (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Perry.
Communities near Perry ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Perry.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Perry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Perry.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Perry. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Perry.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Perry. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Perry.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Perry ...
Looking for more information about Perry? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Perry, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Perry.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Perry: www.perry-ga.gov/
The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncountyga.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 23 Sep 2021