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Welcome to Paris ...

The city of Paris is located in Logan County<1> and is the County Seat for Logan County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Paris has a population of 3,371 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Paris.

Paris is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Paris lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Paris: (479)

The ZIP code for Paris: 72855<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Paris had an population of 3,371 people. This is a decrease of 4.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Paris had a population of 3,532 people (which is 15.8% of the total population of Logan County). This makes Paris the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Paris represents 0.12% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,532 people, the population of Paris decreased 4.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,707 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Paris.

Communities Also Named Paris ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Paris: This one is located in Logan County and the other is located in Greene County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 37 communities that are also named Paris - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Yukon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Paris.

Communities near Paris ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Paris.

  • Clarksville (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
    • Clarksville lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Paris and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,721 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<7>
  • Booneville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Paris and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,764 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<7>
  • Ozark (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
    • Ozark lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Paris and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,626 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<7>
  • Charleston (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Paris and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<7>
  • Coal Hill (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Hill
    • Coal Hill lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Paris and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coal Hill<7>
  • Magazine (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magazine
    • Magazine lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Paris and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 824 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magazine have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magazine
  • Altus (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altus
    • Altus lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Paris and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 729 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altus<7>
  • Subiaco (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Subiaco
    • Subiaco lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Paris and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 554 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Subiaco have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Subiaco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Subiaco<7>
  • Hartman (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartman
    • Hartman lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Paris and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartman have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartman
  • Havana (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havana
    • Havana lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Paris and is located in Yell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havana have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paris. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Paris.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Paris. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Paris.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paris. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Paris.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paris ...

Looking for more information about Paris? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Paris, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Paris.

Adding Paris to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Paris in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Paris was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

We also found Paris in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Paris on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Paris

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Logan County

About Arkansas

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paris. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Logan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Paris.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Paris). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Paris or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paris) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Paris. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ParisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2921, Longitude: -93.7300    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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