Perham has one large lake and many smaller lakes. The climate in Perham ranges from sunny 80 degree summer days to negative temperatures in the winter. Trees surround the lakes in Perham. The left over land is hilly and used for farming, because the soil is very rich. Plants in Perham include spruce trees, and wild flowers. The altitude of Perham is 1368 feet.
The population of Perham, Minnesota, is 3,087. The citizens live in houses, ranging from little cabins/houses to huge cabins/houses. The houses are either have a typical urban home style or have a more cabin style. The people in Perham speak English. In Perham many people have their own businesses or work in small shops. There aren't many superstores or typical name brand stores.
Human Environment Interaction
Positive human-environment interaction in Perham includes recycling, preserving trees, preserving soil quality, protecting aquatic species, and maintaining a healthy lake. In Perham schools they teach about pollution and staying green.
Negative human-environment interaction includes not having a plan to lower levels of waste, and not having any limitations on waste levels.
The main source of transportation in Perham is by car. In addition to cars many trains pass through Perham daily. These trains have several cars attached to the back, carrying goods. People will also bike from place to place, if the weather allows. Perham does not have any ports or airways.