Peru, Pennsylvania

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Peru, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Peru is located in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°51′17″N 77°46′00″W / 40.85472°N 77.76667°W / 40.85472; -77.76667
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Township Benner
Time zone Eastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC)
Area code(s) 814

Peru is an unincorporated community in Benner Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] Peru is alternatively known unofficially as Lauvertown.[2] Peru is located northeast of State College and southwest of Pleasant Gap along Pennsylvania Route 26 near the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Rockview.


  1. ^ "Peru, Pennsylvania". Retrieved 2009-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Peru, PA Community Profile". PA HomeTownLocator. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 

Coordinates: 40°51′17″N 77°46′01″W / 40.85472°N 77.76694°W / 40.85472; -77.76694