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The location of Old Peru













Welcome to Old Peru ...

Old Peru is located in Madison County.

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

Old Peru is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Old Peru ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winterset   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Old Peru

Osceola   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Old Peru

Located in Clarke County

Afton   [Map]

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

Located in Union County

Murray   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Old Peru

Located in Clarke County

Saint Charles   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Old Peru

Truro   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Old Peru

New Virginia   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Old Peru

Located in Warren County

Martensdale   [Map]

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

Located in Warren County

Cumming   [Map]

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

Located in Warren County

Lorimor   [Map]

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

Located in Union County

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

Communities Also Named Old Peru ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Old Peru - it's located in South Carolina.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Peru ...

Looking for more information about Old 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 Old 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 Old Peru, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Old Peru.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Madison County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Peru - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Old Peru) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Peru. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2358, Longitude: -93.9452     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Peru have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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