About Ellis County
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 organized the next year. It 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-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area.