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.
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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.Read More
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.Read More
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Check out our list of local churches in the Paragould and Greene County area.Read More
Download a list of non-profit and civic organizations in the Paragould and Northeast Arkansas areas.Read More
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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.Read More