City of Paragould
Rich in History and Tradition

Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Paragould is situated atop Crowley’s Ridge and located along the Crowley’s Ridge Parkway National Scenic Byway. We are near to some of the most plentiful lakes, streams, and rivers in all of Arkansas.

Paragould is a growing city that is rich in history and tradition. The Greene County Fair is more than 100 years old and is the single largest county fair in the state.

Our historic downtown is home to Art and Stroll and the State's largest Zombie Walk. The downtown area is located on Pruett Street and includes the restored Collins Theatre and the Greene County 1888 Historic Courthouse, home of the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Fire Department
Enhancing the Community's Quality of life

The mission of the Paragould Fire Department is to enhance the quality of life in our community by preventing or minimizing injury and loss of life or property resulting from fire or other emergencies, natural or man-made disasters that may occur within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Paragould.


Police Department
Serving the community with Pride

The Paragould Police Department currently has 48 sworn police officers and 10 civilians, for a total of 58 employees protecting and serving "The Friendly City" of Paragould. The current officer employee breakdown is: two D.A.R.E. officers, one school resource officer, two traffic enforcement officer, eight criminal investigators, including four members of a specialized Street Crimes Unit, 28 patrol officers, and four administrative officers including the Chief of Police. The Paragould Police Department also utilizes 10 extremely dedicated volunteer Reserve Police Officers.


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PARAGOULD NEWS

Rich in History and Tradition

Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Read More >>

Rich in History and Tradition

Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Read More >>

Rich in History and Tradition

Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Read More >>

PARAGOULD NEWS

Rich in History and Tradition

Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Read More >>

Rich in History and Tradition

Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Read More >>

Rich in History and Tradition

Paragould is located 150 miles northeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northwest of West Memphis. Read More >>