Perky

Name:

Perky

County:

Monroe

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

25°44′49″N 80°56′24″W / 25.747°N 80.94°W / 25.747

Elevation:

0 ft (0 m)

Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Perky is a ghost town in Monroe County, Florida, United States. It is located in the lower Florida Keys on Lower Sugarloaf Key near mile marker 17 on US 1 (the Overseas Highway).

Remains:

A post office called Perky was established in 1929, and remained in operation until 1942. The town was named for its founder, R. C. Perky.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

It is the site of the historic Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower built by Richter Clyde Perky in 1929. The tower remains, and the original fishcamp is now a restaurant and lodge.

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