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Welcome to East Peru ...

The city of East Peru is located in Madison County.

The location of East Peru has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for East Peru: E. Peru

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, East Peru has a population of 132 people<2> (see below for details).

East Peru is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: East Peru lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Peru had a population of 125 people. This makes East Peru the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 125 people, the population of East Peru decreased 18.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 153 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, East Peru had an population of 132 people. This is an increase of 5.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.73% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Peru.

Communities Also Named East Peru ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named East Peru - it's located in Maine.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for East Peru.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Peru. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Peru. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Peru.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for East Peru:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Peru ...

Looking for more information about East Peru? 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.

Looking for more information about East Peru? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Peru, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Peru.

Communities near East Peru ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winterset   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of East Peru

Osceola   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of East Peru

Located in Clarke County

Afton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of East Peru

Located in Union County

Murray   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of East Peru

Located in Clarke County

Saint Charles   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of East Peru

Truro   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of East Peru

New Virginia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of East Peru

Located in Warren County

Martensdale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of East Peru

Located in Warren County

Cumming   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of East Peru

Located in Warren County

Lorimor   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of East Peru

Located in Union County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for East Peru.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Peru. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.madisoncoia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Peru.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Peru - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Peru) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for East Peru. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East Peru

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Peru. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2270, Longitude: -93.9295     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Peru have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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