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Paris is a city in Logan County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the city in France.

The latitude of Paris is 35.291N. The longitude is -93.729W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 404 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,699.


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Median household income
Local
$25,424
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Paris demographic reports
Former coal-mining town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 33. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· James Bridges, film director
Local festivals include:
  • Frontier Day - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Heritage Weekend - May 25-27, 2007
  • Butterfly Festival - June 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Paris web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mount Magazine State Park
Scenic roads: Ark. 309
Historic sites and museums: Logan County Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Paris demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Logan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72855 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Paris residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paris ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paris was $14,738, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Paris residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Paris festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Paris, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $233.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $584.


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Libraries in Paris include Boyd T. & Mollie Gattis Logan County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Paris include Paris Express

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Politics

Logan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Paris political report.

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The average commute time for Paris workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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