Sunday, April 05, 2020

215 N Chautauqua  -  Courthouse

Sedan, KS 67361


City Office Building

106 E 6th Street


Clerk: Barbara Rinck 

Treasurer: Brandy Hopkins

Greg Joslin - Mayor

Art Sullivan - Water/Sewer Superintendent
Heath Joslin - Water/Sewer
Donna Wolfe - Park
Jack Myers - At Large
John Berryman - Roads
Paul Marshall - Buildings

Peru Post Office
Debbie Monroe - Officer in Charge
101 E 6th Street, Peru, KS 67360
Senior Citizens
107 S. Main, Peru, KS 67360
3rd Thursday Every Month
Covered Dish Lunch & Business Meeting
Contact:  Kay Walker
Peru Truck Stop
2490 Highway 166, Peru, KS 67360
Expanding - Convenience Store/Cafe
Daily Specials
Hours: Sun - Wed 6am - 6 pm
Thurs - Sat 6 am - 8 pm
Three Rivers Muzzleloaders
Black Powder Club of Peru Kansas
Contacts:  Tom Squires            June Peel
                 620-602-0016         620-249-5919
Black Powder Youth Day
2nd wkend in April
3rd  wkend in May
3rd wkend in November
Additional Info:
Fun Fish Clinic - Every Mother's Day
1-5 pm Enjoy Fishing
Fish Fry & Cover Dish Diinner at 5 pm
Call for Info/Directions
Dean Wolfe (H) 620-627-2370
                    (C) 620-704-3178
Peru Auto Wrecking & Towing
803 Amanda Street, Peru, KS 67361
Greg Joslin 620-330-7655
2nd Weekend in November is
Customer Appreciation
King of the Road RV Park
202 S. Main Street, Peru, KS 67361
Greg Joslin 620-330-7655
Dead End Biker Rally
Contact:  Greg Gaines
1st Weekends in June, August & October

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Founded in 1870 by E. R. Cutler; who was originally from LaSalle, IL and Peru, IL area.  Both names were proposed and voted on with Peru winning the majority of votes.  1902-1905 Oil Boom in Peru; population grew to 1500. First trains thru Peru were in the winter of 1886; Santa Fe and Missouri Pacific.  In 1872 the first school building built.   Present population 133  Elevation 784.

  • City Park, 317 N Pine Street
  • Churches
    • United Methodist
    • God's Lighthouse of Prayer
  • Senior Center, 107 S Main
  • Peru Cemetery, On hill west of town

Famous Person: "Toot" Madelyn Lee Payne was born in Peru, October 26 1922. She was the Maternal Grandmother of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States.

Landmark: Mid Continent Brick Company on east edge of town. When owner passed away the company sold and was then Ludiwice Caladron Company, a textile company.