The City of Paris has a Commission-Manager form of government. The City Commission, composed of five persons elected every four years, in staggered 2 year terms, selects one of the members to serve as mayor for a two-year term.
City of Paris
Henry County Government
Henry County is managed by a fifteen person County Commission, who serve five districts, and an elected County Mayor.
In addition to Paris, the county seat, other Henry County municipalities include Cottage Grove, Henry and Puryear.