The Perry County Genealogical Research Library and County Archive is an archive quality repository of Perry County Missouri records and documents previously housed in the attic, vault and basement of the Perry County Courthouse. The archive currently holds 1821-1921 records from the Circuit Clerk, Recorder of Deeds, Collector, Assessor, County Clerk and County Commission.
The Perry County Historical Society Research Library has a vast amount of information concerning Perry County and its citizens. The library contains federal census records, marriage, birth and death records, church records, cemetery tombstone listings, local newspaper excerpts and numberous family surname contributions.
Researchers can trace their family heritage and explore Perry County's vibrant history and rich culture. Using migration and immigration routes, we also hve a wide selectionof regional, state and national resources associated with many Perry County ancestors.