Paris, Tennessee

Welcome to the website of Paris, Tennessee. PARIS, Tennessee is located approximately 60 miles northeast of Jackson and 80 miles west of Clarksville.  It is located in Henry County.  The trade area attracts people  from four Tennessee counties and borders the Kentucky state line. Paris / Henry County has a large tourist base with Historic Downtown Paris,  Paris Landing State Park and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Center on Kentucky Lake drawing 1.25 million visitors a year.  Henry County has approximately 20 hotels, 500 rooms and 6 marinas. Paris/Henry County offers one of the largest medical communities in West Tennessee with people coming from the surrounding trade area. Henry County Medical Center employs 649 people and has 142 beds.  Henry County Healthcare Center has 172 beds.  Henry County and Paris Special School District have a combined student enrollment of approximately 4,700. The economic base is diversified with a mix of manufacturing, retail, transportation and recreation.  Industrial payroll totals more than $160 million annually in Henry County and employs over 11,000 people.  Approximately 20% of the supply is skilled, 60% semi-skilled and 30% of the estimated 230 high school graduates enter the labor force in Henry County.  The city and county governments work well together on improving the area as a whole.



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Paris Police Department Wins a Vehicle!

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Photo from left to right:  Tammy Walker, Sgt. Ricky Watson, Lt. John Brewer, Brenda Jones and Chief Chuck Elizondo.  Jones is the Governor’s Highway Safety Office Liaison for West Tennessee Law Enforcement

Paris Police Department is a winner in the 10th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge sponsored by The Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office. For more information see the TDOT Press Release.

City Hall September, 2014 Schedule:

City Commission: Thursday-September 4 at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall Courtroom

Planning Commission:  Thursday-September 11 at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall Courtroom

Paris Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting: Wednesday-September 17 at 12:00 Noon in City Hall Courtroom

City Court: Thursday-September 18 at 2:00 p.m. in City Hall Courtroom

Traffic School: Thursday-September 18 at 4:30 p.m. in City Hall Courtroom (Attendance Must be determined in City Court)