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Welcome to Paris ...

The city of Paris is located in Henry County and is the County Seat for Henry County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Paris has a population of 10,057 people<1> (see below for details).

Paris is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Paris: (731)

The ZIP code for Paris: 38242<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Paris had a population of 10,156 people (or 31.41% of the total population of Henry County). This makes Paris the county's most populous community.

The population of Paris represents 0.16% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,156 people, the population of Paris increased 4.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,763 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Paris had an population of 10,057 people. This is a decrease of 0.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

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, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), 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. Our list includes 25 papers.

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.

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.

Communities near Paris ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mandels   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Paris

McKenzie   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Paris

Located in Carroll County

Dunlap   [Map]

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

Located in Weakley County

Oak Hill   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Paris

Spring Creek   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Paris

Bruceton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Paris

Located in Carroll County

Gleason   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Paris

Located in Weakley County

Hollow Rock   [Map]

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

Located in Carroll County

Puryear   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Paris

Big Sandy   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Paris

Located in Benton County

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

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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 Henry County: www.henryco.com/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Paris.

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<2>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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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 for our own planning, 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: 36.3019, Longitude: -88.3265     [Map].

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