Perryville, MO


PERRYVILLE, a post village, capital of Perry CO., Missouri, about 10 miles W. from the Mississippi river, and 75 miles S. S. E. from St. Louis. It contains a court house, jail, and a few stores. (Baldwin & Thomas, A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States ... 1854)

PERRYVILLE, The county seat of Perry county, 10 miles west of the Mississippi river, 135 miles east south-east of Jefferson City, and 75 miles south-east of St. Louis.  It contains the county buildings, two or three stores, and a mill.  Population 300. (The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1860)

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