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Paris is a town in Oxford County.
One theory says the community was named for the city in France. Another says it was named for Alfron Paris, political leader who aided Maine's separation from Massachusetts
The latitude of Paris is 44.259N. The longitude is -70.501W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,793.
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6% of Paris residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paris ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paris was $16,441, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Paris residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Paris include Paris Hill Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Paris, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $777.
Libraries in Paris include Paris - Hamlin Memorial Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Paris workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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