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Paris is a rural city located on the western side of the Bear Lake Valley in Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States. Its population was 576 at the 2000 census. The county seat of Bear Lake County, it was settled on September 26, 1863 by pioneer settlers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Paris Idaho was settled by a group of dedicated Mormons led by Charles C Rich. These pioneers during the early years of settling the harsh climate suffered greatly however their faith kept them from leaving the area. Paris sports an impressive landmark for a town of its size. The LDS Paris Tabernacle is a sandstone church built by the pioneers in 1889. It seats around 2000 people, nearly four times the population of the town.