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Ellis County, TX
The county was named for Richard Ellis, lawyer and plantation owner

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Ellis County is one of 254 counties in Texas.

The county is in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 128,710. This was an increase of  15.58% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$50,350
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ellis County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Ellis County was $27,294. This was an increase of 18.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 88% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Waxahachie

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11% of Ellis County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ellis County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Ellis County include Auburn Cemetery, Austonia Cemetery, Bardwell Cemetery, Bee Creek Cemetery, Bell Chapel Cemetery, Berrys Chapel Cemetery, Blanton Cemetery, Blanton-Hooser Cemetery, Bluff Springs Cemetery, Boren Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Ellis County include Alma, Avalon, Bardwell, Ennis, Ferris, Forreston, Garrett, Italy, Maypearl, Midlothian ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Ellis County include Southwestern Assemblies of God University ... View colleges

School districts in Ellis County include Avalon ISD, Ennis ISD, Ferris ISD, Italy ISD, Maypearl ISD, Midlothian ISD, Milford ISD, Palmer ISD, Red Oak ISD, Waxahachie ISD ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Ellis County include Ah Meadows Library, Ennis Public Library, Ferris Public Library, Nicholas P Sims Library & Lyceum ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Ellis County include Ellis County Press, Waxahachie Daily Light ... View newspapers

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Politics

Ellis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ellis County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Ellis County include Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Ennis, Days Inn, Days Inn, Days Inn Waxahachie, Holiday Inn, Quality Inn Ennis, Ramada Limited

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