Place:Peru, Bennington, Vermont, United States

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NamePeru
Alt namesBromleysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS50003762
TypeTown
Coordinates43.217°N 72.883°W
Located inBennington, Vermont, United States
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Peru is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 416 at the 2000 census. Originally known as Bromley, the town name was changed to Peru by the land grantees as a way of attracting land buyers to an area that had been described as of "trees and bears."

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