Paris, Illinois is a mid-west city of about 10,000 people surrounded by farms. Activities include bowling, miniature golf, golf, concerts in the park, REC center, and tennis courts.

Restaurants include Burger King, Hardees, Wendy's, Subway, Dairy Queen, Pizza Hut, Tuscany's Steak & Pasta, New China buffet, Los Tres Caminos, Monical's pizza, Savoia, Taco Bell, and others.

Shopping includes Walmart, Kroger, Save-a-lot, CVS, Rural King, and Dollar General.

Banks include First Farmers, Edgar County Bank and Trust, First Bank, and Paris First.

Hospitals include
Paris Community hospital in Paris
Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana
Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana
Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon, Illinois
Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois


 Edgar County Court House