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City of Paris, Tennessee
About The City of Paris
Welcome to the website of Paris, Tennessee. Paris, Tennessee is located in Henry County approximately 60 miles northeast of Jackson and 60 miles west of Clarksville. 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 School System 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.