FSRA Partner: Paris

Situated near the Arkansas River in the Ozark Mountains, Paris is known for its beautiful landscapes, diverse industry, and rich history. The city has manufacturing facilities producing parts for the automotive, construction, and defense industries. It is also home to the picturesque Mount Magazine State Park, which has the highest point in Arkansas, only 19 miles from the town square. Paris also features two museums, historical sites, a winery, an abbey, and much more.
Logan County
Population: 3,495
Cost of Living Index: 78.60

Education
Paris School District
St Joseph’s Catholic School
Subiaco Academy (7 miles East of Paris)

Transportation
Paris Municipal Airport
Fort Smith Regional Airport (38 miles)
Interstate 40 (15 miles)
Paris City Lake is within the Paris City limits

Utility Providers
Arkansas Digital
Arkansas Western Gas
Centurytel
Magtel Telephone Co.
Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E)
Paris Municipal Light & Water
Suddenlink Cable TV
Black Hills Energy
Century Link

Top 5 Major Employers:
AAM
River Valley Animal Foods-Scranton
Paris Health and Rehabilitation
Paris School District
Stark Manufacturing

Interesting Highlights
Live, work and play in Paris! Paris is home to Mt. Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas, as well as the only Eiffel Tower in the state of Arkansas! Visitors can learn about the state’s last legal hanging at Logan County’s “Old Jail” Museum. The Coal Miners Memorial and Museum also offer great insight into Logan County’s rich mining history.

Cowie Winery houses the Arkansas Historic Wine Museum, which contains the largest collection of bells in the United States. Christmas season is also breathtaking in Paris, with more than 100,000 lights decorating the courthouse square. The holidays also include special visits from Santa and free horse-and-buggy rides.

Website Links
Paris Area Chamber of Commerce

Paris Area Chamber of Commerce Phone: (479) 963-2244