Looking into the village from the westside bank of the Little Androscoggin by High St.



West Paris is a friendly community located on Route 26 in the foothills of Western Maine.
The Town of West Paris 2020 Census is 1,766.



History of Community

West Paris was set-off from Paris and incorporated in 1957.

West Paris in the nineteenth century was a center of Finnish immigrant settlement and many residents are descendants of those immigrants.  We invite you to learn more about this by following the link

Community Profile

  • Population (2010): 1,812
  • Area:  21.6 sq. mi.
  • Population Density:  84 per sq. mi.
  • Median Age:  39.8 years
  • Form of Government: Selectmen/Town Manager
  • Annual Budget (2011):  $1,053,193
  • Assessed Property Value:  $83,495,729
  • Housing Units: 720
  • Schools: RSU #17 (Oxford Hills)