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Encyclopedia > Paris, Illinois
Edgar County Courthouse in Paris, Illinois
Edgar County Courthouse in Paris, Illinois

Paris is a city in Edgar County, Illinois, 19 miles (31 km) northwest of Terre Haute, Ind. The commission form of government was adopted in 1915. In 1900, 6,105 people lived in Paris, Illinois; in 1910, 7,664; and in 1940, 9,281. The population was 9,077 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Edgar CountyGR6. Image File history File linksMetadata EdgarCtyILCourthouse. ... Image File history File linksMetadata EdgarCtyILCourthouse. ... Founded 1823 County Seat Paris Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water 1,617 km² (624 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) = 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Founded 1823 County Seat Paris Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water 1,617 km² (624 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) = 0. ...

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Geography

Paris is located at 39°36′47″N, 87°41′38″W (39.613014, -87.693829)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.5 km² (5.2 mi²). 12.5 km² (4.8 mi²) of it is land and 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) of it (7.68%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 9,077 people, 3,874 households, and 2,382 families residing in the city. The population density was 728.6/km² (1,885.3/mi²). There were 4,211 housing units at an average density of 338.0/km² (874.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.31% White, 0.51% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 3,874 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.91. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $30,902, and the median income for a family was $37,872. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,673 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,750. About 8.9% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Industry

  • Morgan Manufacturing
  • Illinois Cereal Mill
  • North American Lighting
  • Cadillac Products
  • Boge North America
  • Meco, Inc.
  • Paris Metal Products
  • North American Lighting

Military

  • 1544th Transportation Company

History

Paris was the home of a minor league baseball team in the 1950's named the Paris Lakers. Paris Lakers was the name of a minor leauge baseball team which played in Paris, Illinois in the 1950s. ...


Notable citizens

Colonel Eli lilly (1839–1898) was a soldier, pharmaceutical chemist, and industrialist, founder of the eponymous Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical corporation. ... Daniel Rhoads (b. ... The Donner Party Memorial at Donner Memorial State Park. ... Solomon Lewis Spink (March 20, 1831 - September 22, 1881) was an American lawyer, who served as a delegate for the Dakota Territory in the United States House of Representatives. ... Switzer (right) as Alfalfa in Our Gang Follies of 1938, with fellow Our Gang characters Spanky and Darla Carl Dean Alfalfa Switzer (August 7, 1927 – January 21, 1959) was an American former child actor, professional dog breeder and expert hunting guide, most notable for appearing in the Our Gang short... A poster for the 1931 Our Gang comedy Love Business featuring depictions of (from left to right): Pete the Pup, Jackie Cooper, and Norman Chubby Chaney. ...

See also

The Paris Carnegie Public Library was opened to the public on June 24, 1904. ...

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Paris, Illinois - LoveToKnow 1911 (159 words)
PARIS, a city and the county seat of Edgar county, Illinois, U.S.A., in the E. part of the state, about 19 m.
Paris is served by the Vandalia, and the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St Louis (New York Central system) railways; the main line and the Cairo division of the latter intersect here, and the city is the transfer point for traffic from the E. and W. to the N. and S., and vice versa.
Paris was founded about 1825, was incorporated in 1853, and was re-incorporated in 1873.
Paris, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (448 words)
Paris is a city in Edgar County, Illinois, 19 miles (31 km) northwest of Terre Haute, Ind.
In 1900, 6,105 people lived in Paris, Illinois; in 1910, 7,664; and in 1940, 9,281.
Paris was the home of a minor league baseball team in the 1950's named the Paris Lakers.
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