Rail Access

The 264-mile Kiamichi Railroad (KRR) offers the best advantages of a short line with local convenience and service backed by the global resources of Genesee & Wyoming; owner and leaser of 116 railroads across North America. The KRR interchanges with the Union Pacific (UP), Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF), and the Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern (CPKC).  The Kiamichi’s unique connection to three Class 1 carriers allows industries maximum flexibility and optionality for shipping by rail.

In 2021, the KRR upgraded its track 286K pound capacity, the current industry standard.  It currently serves customers five days a week in Lamar County, customers such as Campbell’s Soup, AMERICAN SpiralWeld, and Wepack, to name a few.  KRR has in the past and will continue to invest to grow with and cater to its service to meet the needs of its customers.

Road Access

Paris makes transportation easy.

Loop 286: 4-lane highway surrounding Paris and giving access to multiple regional highways such as Hwy 271.

Hwy 271: Provides a quick route north to Oklahoma and south towards other key areas in the NE Texas region.

Hwy 82: Provides a convenient route to the DFW metroplex as well as to Texarkana and markets in Arkansas and Louisiana.

Hwy 19/24: Connects to I-30 (approximately 40 miles); less than 100 miles from the DFW Metroplex; has access to five major highways.

Air Access

Cox Field is located approximately five miles east of the central district of Paris, Texas. The airport is situated on a 1600-acre site adjacent to U.S. Highway 271 and at an elevation of 547 feet above sea level.

Cox Field Airport

Paris is 110 Miles from DFW International Airport and Dallas Airport for commercial use.


City of Paris has an abundant water supply with an average of 22 million gallons per day; The sewer has a capacity of 7 million gallons per day, and the average use is 4 million gallons per day. Our infrastructure is built for growth.