John Hayward, Gazetteer of the United States of America.... (Philadelphia: James L. Gihon, 1854), 511.
Paris, Me., c. h. Oxford co. Paris is well watered and supplied with mill privileges by Little Androscoggin River, on which are several mills in the town. The soil is excellent, although in some parts uneven and mountainous. The principle village is well built, and pleasantly located. Paris lies 40 miles N. by W. from Portland.