Place:Ellis, Texas, United States

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NameEllis
Alt namesEllissource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.35°N 96.8°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1849 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ellis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 149,610. The county seat is Waxahachie. The county was founded in 1849 and is named for Richard Ellis, president of the convention that produced the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Ellis County is included in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1845 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1903 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 989
1860 5,246
1870 7,514
1880 21,294
1890 31,774
1900 50,059
1910 53,629
1920 55,700
1930 53,936
1940 47,733
1950 45,645
1960 43,395
1970 46,638
1980 59,743
1990 85,167

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