Ellis County, TX

Ellis Co., TX

Ellis County, TX


The Texas State legislature officially established Ellis County on December 20,1849 when it passed a bill sponsored by Gen. Edward H. Tarrant. It was drawn from Navarro County and is named for Richard Ellis, president of the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1836.

Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Dallas County, TX (north)
Kaufman County, TX (northeast)
Henderson County, TX (east)
Navarro County, TX (southeast)
Hill County, TX (southwest)
Johnson County, TX (west)
Tarrant County, TX (northwest)

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