Location Profile

Paris, Tennessee

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Paris, Tennessee
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Paris, Tennessee with over 50 years of unwavering compassionate care for over 50 years has set the facility apart. With over 100 beds and more than 15 specialties, they’re a trusted care source in the area. Care options include emergency, robotic surgery, pediatrics, and a full list of inpatient/outpatient services.

Community Overview

Named for the city in France, Paris, Tennessee is a mid-sized town located in Western Tennessee. Known for the World’s Largest Fish Fry, the Downtown Christmas Festival and its big appreciation for the arts, it’s a family-friendly town that has something to offer for anyone. It even has its own Eiffel Tower statue.

Paris is a small city of around 10,000 people and was named one of the top 5,000 places to retire in America by Niche.com readers. Good for families, low cost of living, a friendly nature, and the walkable downtown are just a few of the reasons people enjoy this town. Another reason to love Paris is its events. Home of the World’s Largest Fish Fry, Paris is a town that loves to celebrate. The Fish Fry is held the last full week of April and attracts visitors from around the country. Not only does the fish fry include plenty of fish, but there are also parades, catfish races, dances, arts events, and more. The city also goes all out around the holidays with its Downtown Christmas Festival. The festival features holiday events all month including candlelight walk, bake sale, Santa visits, parade, and other seasonal delights.

Learn more about Paris at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


There are 2 school districts in the area and both offer a wealth of educational opportunities for their students.

The Henry County School System includes 2 varieties of elementary school and high school. Lakewood Elementary offers Pre-K through 5th grade, while Henry Elementary School and Dorothy & Noble Harrelson School both offer Pre-K through 8th grade. E.W. Grove School is solely for grade 9 students, while Henry County High School is for students in grades 10 through 12. Henry County High is nationally-recognized and a Bronze winner on the U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S High Schools list. Niche.com readers have ranked the district one of the best in the state, placing it at #23 on the list of 135 districts. More than 50% of the district’s students are proficient in reading, and more than 70% are proficient in math. Henry County School System also boasts a graduation rate of 92% and features a low student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1.

The other school district in the area is Paris Special School District administers the public schools in the area. The district features 1 elementary school, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. More than 60% of the students are proficient in math, and more than 50% are proficient in reading. Paris also has 1 private school.

Click here to read more about public schools in Paris.
Click here to read more about private schools in Paris.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Paris has shopping options with antique shops, small boutiques, gift shops and stores like Peebles department store. The charming historic shopping district is growing all the time and features an assortment of stores with merchandise like books, gifts, furniture, jewelry, clothing, art, and more to browse.

Entertainment comes in all forms in Paris. The Krider Performing Arts Center hosts programming for live theatre, live music, chorus, and dance. You’ll find a range of events for all ages and interests. Paris has the Paris-Henry Arts Council working to offer an appreciation and support for the arts throughout the area. Each year in October, the council offers a public art event on the lawn of the Henry County Courthouse, with art displays and free public activities. The Paris-Henry County Heritage Center is a great destination as well. The 1916 Italian Renaissance Revival building has a teaching museum with artifacts and information on the local area. For a family night out, head to the Parisian Theatre to see a movie. Other family-friendly options include the Paris Family Fun Center, a bowling alley, and the Paris Wheels Skating Center.

Paris is a great place for outdoor recreation, whether it’s in a park, in a lake, or anywhere else you desire. The Parks and Recreation Department operates 8 parks and a junior Olympic-sized pool. Paris even has its own Eiffel Tower Park complete with a 60-foot replica of the famous landmark. The park includes playground equipment, lighted tennis courts, soccer fields, picnic tables, and plenty of room to play. Other parks have similar facilities. Fishing is popular here as more than 100 species of fish live in the lake, with fisherman regularly catching bass, crappie, and catfish among others.

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Crime Rate

Paris is safe for families, and crime has actually decreased by 20% over the last year. The city is safer than 13% of the rest of the country. Paris’ police department has 22 dedicated officers and the department regularly engages in crime prevention methods for the community.

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