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Perth
Unincorporated community
Location in Clay County
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Dick Johnson
Elevation 630 ft (190 m)
ZIP code 47837
FIPS code 18-59310
GNIS feature ID 441045

Perth is an unincorporated community in Dick Johnson Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Perth is located at 39°35′35″N 87°09′43″W / 39.59306°N 87.16194°W / 39.59306; -87.16194.

History

Perth had its start in the year 1870 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named after Perth, Scotland. A post office was established at Perth in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929.


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