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The location of Paris













Welcome to Paris ...

Paris is located in Davis County.

Paris is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Paris is located in the (641) area code.

Communities near Paris ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ottumwa   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of Paris

Located in Wapello County

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Paris

Located in Appanoose County

Albia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Paris

Located in Monroe County

Bloomfield   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Paris

Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Paris

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Moravia   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Paris

Located in Appanoose County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Paris

Located in Appanoose County

Mystic   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Paris

Located in Appanoose County

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Paris

Blakesburg   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Paris

Located in Wapello County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Paris.

Communities Also Named Paris ...

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

Beyond Iowa, there are 37 communities that are also named Paris - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paris. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paris.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Paris, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Paris.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Davis County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paris

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7882, Longitude: -92.5937     [Map].

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