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Perry County, Missouri


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Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Perryville is approximately 6,933 (1990), 8225 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,284 (2000), 3288 (2010).
The amount of land area in Perryville is 17.51 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.044 sq kilometers.
The distance from Perryville to Washington DC is 733 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 143 miles. (as the crow flies)
Perryville is positioned 37.72 degrees north of the equator and 89.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southeast Missouri
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History & History Related Items

Perryville began as the county seat of Perry County. In 1821, acreage was deeded to the county. Some of the lots were sold to help fund the building of the first courthouse. There have been three courthouses in Perryville with the current one built in 1904. Perrville was incorporated in 1837, but the incorporation was not kept. Later, in 1856, it was incorporated once again.

See the Perry County Civil War Monument
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Perry Park Center
800 City Park Drive
Perryville, Missouri 63775
Phone: 573-547-7275

Official Perryville Website

Seminary Picnic held every August and the Mayfest each Mother's Day weekend around the city square with entertainment, crafts and fun for all are highlights during the year in Perryville.

Perryville is growing fast! Many new businesses are coming to the area.
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Perryville City Government

City of Perryville

Perryville City Offices
215 North West Street
Perryville, Missouri 63775
Phone: 573-547-2594


Perry County Courthouse
15 W. St. Maries
Perryville, MO 63775
County Clerk: 573-547-4242
Circuit Clerk: 573-547-6581
Appointments are necessary to research any and all Probate Records.
Please contact one of the following telephone numbers to make arrangements: 573-547-2927 - 573-547-5259 - 573-547-7378

Perryville Libraries

Riverside Regional Library
800 City Park Dr Suite A
Perryville, MO 63775
Phone: 573-547-6508
Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00-6:00 and Saturday 9:00-1:00
Resources contain Microfilmed Perryville Newspapers from 1862-1966, Census Records of Perry County, Marriage Records of Perry County Perryville


The population of Perryville was:
1990 - 6,933
2000 - 7,667

Population Density:
2000 - 1,010.3 persons per square mile

Median age:
2000 - 37 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 2,879
2000 - 3,284

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 33,934
2009 -

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 16,630

Median House Value:
2000 -

Perryville is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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