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Paris is a city of 10,000 people (2019) in Western Tennessee. Visitors come to see the 70-foot (21 m) replica of the Eiffel Tower and for the "World's Biggest Fish Fry."


The Eiffel Tower of Paris, Tennessee

Paris is the county seat of Henry County, Tennessee. It is near the shore of Kentucky Lake and the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Between about 1970 and 1990, Paris became the center of the Old Beachy Amish. Beachy Amish from different regions moved there to maintain their traditional ways. Because of internal conflicts, most Old Beachy Amish left the region in the early 1990s and had completely vacated it by 2000.

Local companies manufacture brakes, small electric motors, aftermarket auto parts, metal doors, rubber parts and school laboratory furniture.

Get in[edit]

US 79 provides access from the east and west. US 641 is the primary route from the north and south.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Eiffel Tower Park, 1020 Maurice Fields Dr.. A city park featuring a 1:20 scale replica of the original tower. Constructed by engineering students at Christian Brothers University and donated to the city in 1992. Eiffel Tower (Q5348879) on Wikidata Eiffel Tower (Paris, Tennessee) on Wikipedia
  • 2 Paris Henry County Heritage Center, 614 N Poplar St, +1 731 642-1030. Covers the history of Henry County and environs and is a large estate.
  • 3 Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, 1371 Wildlife Drive Springville, +1 731 642-2091. See waterfowl and a range of forested and open water landscapes along the Kentucky River. The visitor center at this address is a good place to start.




Businesses by Court Square


Henry County is a wet county.


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Routes through Paris
ClarksvilleDover  N  S  BartlettMemphis
GilbertsvilleMurray  N  S  → Jct Clifton → END

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