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Paris is a city in Henry County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Paris is 36.301N. The longitude is -88.326W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 515 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,650.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,261
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Paris demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 46. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Henry County Fair - Aug. 6-11, 2007
  • World's Biggest Fish Fry - April 24-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Paris web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Paris Landing State Park, Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Historic sites and museums: Paris-Henry County Heritage Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Paris demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry 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 38242 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% 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 $15,572, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Paris residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Paris festival dates:

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



Fall foliage National Forest foliage hotspots
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History

Historic districts in Paris include North Poplar Historic District, West Paris Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Paris, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $655.


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Libraries

Libraries in Paris include W. G. Rhea Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Paris include Paris Post-Intelligencer

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Paris workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Paris include Econo Lodge Paris, Knights Inn Paris.

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