Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce

A City as Unique as its Name

Paragould is located in the heart of the USA and the corner of Northeast Arkansas, only 88 miles from Memphis, 153 miles from Little Rock, and 208 miles from St. Louis. The community of Paragould has enjoyed the restoration of historic landmarks, the construction of new facilities, and numerous commercial and industrial investments. Paragould’s investment in its future represents a long-term belief in the future of the community. Results from the 2010 Census show our population increased 18.6% over the past decade. 

The community of Paragould offers a healthy blend of longtime residents as well as newcomers from various parts of the country. Our schools are rich in their curriculum and have access to cutting edge technology.

We are glad you have visited the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce’s home on the web! To receive more information about the only Paragould in the world, please contact us at (870) 236-7684. 


Chamber at a Glance

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The Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce serves Paragould and surrounding areas in Greene County. From business and economic development to tourism and education, the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce is committed to serving not only the businesses, but also the citizens of the region. Business After Hours, information seminars, ribbon cuttings, the Chamber Showcase, and the annual Chamber Banquet are among networking opportunities provided to the members of the Chamber of Commerce regularly.

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The only city in the United States to bear the name, Paragould prizes its uniqueness. A thriving small city, it marries an historic industrial tradition and a strong education heritage into an attractive location for growing a company, a community, a lifestyle.

Industry came to Paragould with the advent of the railroads in the late 19th century, and it remains one of the strongest manufacturing centers in Arkansas with more than 6,000 of its workforce employed in one of the city’s many manufacturing operations. Those operations produce everything from rail cars to shock absorbers to retail display fixtures to plastics, all thriving on the strong Northeast Arkansas work ethic.

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What sets Paragould apart as a great place to live and raise a family or even to retire? Is it our outstanding quality of life, our tremendous schools, our thriving industry base and retail community, or our friendly, helpful citizens? Whatever your reasons for considering a move to Northeast Arkansas, we’re excited to welcome you, and we know you’ll be glad you chose to call “The Friendly City” home.

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Recent News from the Chamber

Russell Cellular Verizon Ribbon Cutting

Russell Cellular Verizon held a Ribbon Cutting!

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Leadership Paragould Class XX Healthcare Session

Leadership Paragould Class XX held their Healthcare Session!

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Russell Cellular Verizon Ribbon Cutting

Russell Cellular Verizon held a Ribbon Cutting!

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Leadership Paragould Class XX Healthcare Session

Leadership Paragould Class XX held their Healthcare Session!

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Upcoming Chamber Events

01 - 01 Aug

Ribbon Cutting for Bounce Paragould 01 Aug 2017 - 10:00 am - 01 Aug 2017 - 10:30 am

16 - 16 Aug

Ribbon Cutting for Stidham Financial Services 16 Aug 2017 - 10:00 am - 16 Aug 2017 - 10:30 am

Quick Info

  • Become a Chamber Member +

    The Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce has been the voice of the local community for nearly 100 years. More than 600 individual businesses in the Paragould region are chamber members.

    Membership is open to businesses which maintain an annual dues investment. Benefits of membership include networking opportunities, community involvement, image enhancement, political advocacy, information access and heightened credibility.

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  • Chamber Business Directory +

    Check out our amazing Business Directory!

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  • Church Directory +

    Paragould Church Directory

    Check out our list of local churches in the Paragould and Greene County area.

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  • Civic & Nonprofit Directory +

    Download a list of non-profit and civic organizations in the Paragould and Northeast Arkansas areas.

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  • Paragould Young Professionals +

    Are you ready to meet more talented and active young adults in Paragould? Would you like to grow your professional network and be able to communicate with others ‐your age ‐ in the business community? Now is your chance through the Paragould Young Professionals. Help build PYP as an association to connect with your peers, enhance business opportunities, and promote an overall investment in Paragould.

  • City Government Contacts +

    The city government of Paragould is dedicated to meeting the needs of its citizens. Highly trained professionals deliver police and fire services to the community. The Mayor and City Council have set the course for a prosperous future through their strong commitment to a safe community and investment in parks, trails, a new aquatic center and other recreational amenities.

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Community Events

Mon Jul 31 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Alcoholics Anonymous
Sat Aug 05 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Sat Aug 05 @ 7:00PM -
Chad Garrett & Friends
Mon Aug 07 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Alcoholics Anonymous
Tue Aug 08 @ 5:30AM - 06:30PM
St. Bernard's hosts Hospice Grief Group
Thu Aug 10 @11:00AM - 05:30PM
Sat Aug 12 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Mon Aug 14 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Alcoholics Anonymous
Mon Aug 14 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Sat Aug 19 @10:00AM - 12:00PM

Northeast Arkansas is also served by two additional healthcare centers:


St. Bernards Healthcare

NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital