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Welcome to Peru ...
The city of Peru is located in Nemaha County.
The location of Peru has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Peru has a population of 760 people<2> (see below for details).
Peru is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Peru lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Peru: (402) & (531)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Peru had a population of 865 people (which is 11.93% of the total population of Nemaha County). This makes Peru the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Peru represents 0.05% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 865 people, the population of Peru increased 52.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 569 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Peru had an population of 760 people. This is a decrease of 12.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.57% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Peru.
Communities near Peru ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Peru and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Peru.
Communities Also Named Peru ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Peru - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Peru.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Peru:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peru ...
Looking for more information about 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Peru, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peru.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 26 May 2019