This new center opened in early 2015 and has a vast amount of information about Perry County and its citizens.
It is located in the Perryville Higher Education Center at 108 S. Progress Drive (2nd floor), Perryville, MO 63775.
The Perry County Genealogical Research Library & Archive Center is home to the:
- Perry County Archive Center
An archive quality repository of Perry County records and documents previously housed in the attic, vault and basement of the courthouse.
Learn more about our Collections
- Perry County Historical Society Research Library
Contains federal census records, marriage records, birth and death records, church records, cemetery tombstone listings, local newspaper excerpts and numerous family surname contributions.
- Perry County Historical Society Office
A working business office for the Society with regular hours to handle inquiries and assist researchers, both locally and long distance.
- Doheny Room
Artifacts on display from the Perry County Museum.
Researchers are invited to use the center to trace their family heritage and explore Perry County’s vibrant history and rich culture.
Perry County Historical Society Information
Click here for publications of the Society.
Learn about the history of Perry County.