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About Paris

Welcome to Paris, Texas.

Paris, Texas, the county seat of Lamar County, was incorporated in 1845. The rich history of Paris begins as a center for agricultural trade. Today Paris is a thriving community of economic activity for the Red River Valley. Paris is home of multiple Fortune 500 manufacturing facilities and is a regional hub for medical care.

Plan to visit and take advantage of the many things we have to offer. The Trail de Paris which is part of the NETTA trail, our Texanized Eiffel Tower, Lamar County Historical Museum, Red River Valley Veterans Memorial, Valley of the Caddo Museum and Cultural Center, Sam Bell Maxey House, and our Farmers Market are just a few of the attractions that will peak your interest.

Paris is becoming a biking destination, so take advantage of the Trail de Paris, Barber Hills Mountain Bike Trail at Pat Mayse Lake, bike rentals at the Love Civic Center, and Pump Track Paris, a world-class competition pump track and host of several national qualifier events.

Make Paris, Texas your destination on a regular basis. We welcome you to our place we call home.

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