Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas

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Welcome To Paris, Texas

Paris, was actually named after the other Paris that is located in France. Like most towns in Texas, they survived due to the railroad passing through them. So, yes, Paris had a Union Station too.

Heritage Park - Union Station

As you drive into Paris, Texas, you will pass this huge sign on the side of the road. it’s a little bit recessed off the road, so I almost missed it.

Paris, Texas signpost on entering city with the Eiffel Tower and a red cowboy on its top

The city’s downtown is quite old and have much to see in the historic section. Although, its nothing like the other Paris, it’s worth a visit just to see the local Eiffel Tower, just outside of town.

Read more about the city’s history…

Paris, Texas and Veterans Memorial

Quick Paris, Texas Facts

  • Established – 1824
  • County – Lamar
  • Population – 24,847 (2029)
  • ZIP Codes – 75460, 75462, 75473
  • Nearest larger city – Dallas, Texas (105 miles/168.98 kilometers)

Paris, Texas Post OfficeParis Post Office

International Country With The Same Name As Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas shares its name with the city of Paris in France.

You can find more information about Paris, France from the Tourism Board at

Paris, France Pont

Where Is Paris, Texas

Paris is located in Lamar county along US-82 in the state of Texas just east of Ravenna and northeast of Dallas.


Nearest Airports To Paris, Texas

  • Pounds Regional Airport, Tyler Texas (TYR) – 91 miles/146.45 kilometers
  • Dallas-Love Field Airport, Dallas Texas (DAL) – 94 miles/151.28 kilometers
  • Dallas-DFW Airport, Dallas Texas (DFW) – 101 miles/162.54 kilometers

You can also use this app to find nearest airports to anywhere you are located.

Tyler Pounds Airport Tyler, Texas (TYR)

Tyler Pounds Airport Tyler, Texas (TYR)

Places To Stay In Paris, Texas

There are plenty accommodations in the city, associated with large brans such as Hilton, Wyndham and IHG.



Places To Eat

There are plenty of places to eat in Paris; there really is no shortage. You can get a complete list at

Things To Do In Paris, Texas

The number one thing to do in Paris is to see the Eiffel Tower. This is no ordinary Eiffel Tower though as this one sports a red cowboy hat!

Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas with a red cowboy hat


Next door to the Tower is the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial Museum. Both of these are actually way out of the center of town though.

Red River Valley Veterans Memorial Museum


Union Station at Heritage Park


Union Station at Heritage Park


Feel free to explore the downtown area as well. The Tourism Board has a list of things to do at

Tourism Bureau/Chamber of Commerce Information

You can find out more about what’s going on in Paris, Texas by visiting the Paris Tourist Board’s website.

Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas