South Peru, Indiana
|Neighborhood of Peru, Indiana|
|Elevation||715 ft (218 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||443838|
South Peru was platted in 1873. The community was so named from its location across the Wabash River from Peru. By 1887, South Peru contained a sawmill, several shops, a brewery and a couple saloons.
South Peru was annexed by Peru in 1914.
South Peru is located at.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 200.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 306. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...south of Peru on the south side of the Wabash River.
- History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 807.
- "History of Miami County (archived)". Miami County Tourism Office. Archived from the original on February 12, 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2015.
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