A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Paris ...
The location of Paris has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Paris has a population of 1,167 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Paris.
Paris is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Paris lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Paris is within the boundaries of the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Paris: 65275<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Paris had an population of 1,167 people. This is a decrease of 4.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.68% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Paris had a population of 1,220 people (or 13.8% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Paris the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Paris represents 0.02% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 314th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,220 people, the population of Paris decreased 20.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,529 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Paris.
Adding Paris to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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, we also found mention of Paris elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Paris on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Paris on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Paris ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Paris - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, 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.
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 9 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021