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.

Paragould Fire Department Building


Enhancing the community's quality of life by preventing and minimizing injury and loss of life or property.

Paragould Police Vehicle

Police Department

Protecting and serving "The Friendly City" of Paragould, AR with pride.

Picure taken of the tree in one of paragoulds parks

Parks & Recreation

Dedicated to the maintenance and appearance of all of our city parks.

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State of the City
Polar Plunge

We are proud of our Paragould Police Department team that took "The Plunge" to help raise money for Special Olympics Arkansas during the Polar Plunge event on Saturday, January 25th. From left: Officer Jacob Tucker, SRO James Cooper, Sgt. Robert Sexton, SRO Kenny Hall and Officer Ashten Massey.


How do I take the Census 2020?

By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. You have three options to respond: online, by phone, or by mail. Watch the video below by the U.S. Census Bureau to learn about the different ways you can respond.