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Paris is a city in Bourbon County, in the Lexington-Fayette metro area.
Paris is in the Bluegrass region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the French city in gratitude for help provided during the Revolutionary War
The latitude of Paris is 38.209N. The longitude is -84.253W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,271.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Paris demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bourbon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lexington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40361 ZIP code.
10% of Paris residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paris ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paris was $16,645, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Paris residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Paris, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $343. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $781.
Libraries in Paris include John Fox Jr. Genealogical Library, Paris-Bourbon County Public Library ... View libraries
Bourbon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Paris political report.
The average commute time for Paris workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Paris include Best Western Paris.
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