Paris is known as the “Home of Mount Magazine,” the highest point in Arkansas. Visitors and locals alike love modern conveniences and the abundance of nature right at their doorsteps — all with a cost of living 20 percent below the national average.

See why Paris boasts about their low crime rate, great school opportunities, top notch health care and fun family activities all year long. Enjoy the city lake, walking trails, parks, tennis courts, pool, shopping and dining out at friendly hometown restaurants.

Be sure to plan a stop at the Eiffel Tower Park and take a selfie!

In the warmer months, Paris is home to the annual Butterfly Festival in June, Fourth of July celebrations and the Frontier Day Festival in October. The city is also a stop on the Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Tour, and hosts an elegant dinner on the square in December.

You are always welcome in Paris, home of the Arkansas State Butterfly, the Diana Fritillary, and one of 23 U.S. cities named after Paris, France. Paris invites you to come for a visit and stay for a lifetime!

At a Glance



Population: 3,474
Median Age: 44


Median List Price: $75,000


Cost of Living Index: 82
Median Travel Time to Work: 21 minutes


Quality of Life: 115

Learn More

Paris Area Chamber of Commerce
301 West Walnut Street
Paris, AR 72855
(479) 963-2244