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South Peru
Neighborhood of Peru, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Washington
715 ft (218 m)
GNIS feature ID 443838

South Peru is a neighborhood within Peru, Indiana in Miami County.


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 situated in the northern part of Washington Township and is separated from the city of Peru by the Wabash River.

South Peru is located at 40°44′44″N 86°03′25″W / 40.74556°N 86.05694°W / 40.74556; -86.05694.

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