Tornado Shelters in Paris, TX
Mon-Sat: 6:00am – 9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am – 7:00pm
About Paris, Texas
Paris, Texas, in Lamar County, is located 98 miles northeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, and has a total estimated population of 25,150 people. The city has experienced 98 tornadoes since 1950. Paris is at low risk for tornado activity, with an average of 2 tornadoes per year, typically resulting in no fatalities.
“Paris”, a 65-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower was constructed in 1993. Paris has 1 major hospital, which is split into 2 campuses: Paris Regional Medical Center South, and Paris Regional Medical Center South. The Paris Regional Medical Center is the center of healthcare for much of northeast Texas and southeast Oklahoma, and is the single largest employer in Paris. The next two largest employers are Kimberly-Clark and Campbell’s Soup. Elementary and secondary education is split among 3 major school districts: Paris Independent School District, North Lamar School District, and Chisum School District. Paris is also home to Paris Junior College: one of the oldest known junior colleges in Texas.
Tornado Shelters in Paris, TX available at The Home Depot
3120 NE Loop 286
Paris, TX 75460