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Perry (also Perrys Bridge, Pont Berry) is an unincorporated community in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, United States. The zipcode is: 70575. Perry's Bridge sprang up sometime after 1817, when Robert Perry, from Kentucky, was given a contract by the St. Martin Parish Police Jury to build a bridge across the river. By 1827, Perry, who was first appointed Sheriff of Vermilion Parish, serving 1844 to 1848, owned stores on each side of the river at Perry's Bridge, maintained a tannery there, and had other landholdings. In 1844, Perry laid out the little town.

Coordinates: 29°56′55″N 92°09′25″W / 29.94861°N 92.15694°W / 29.94861; -92.15694

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