Kaufman County, Texas

Kaufman County: County in Texas, United States

About

Kaufman County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 103,350 and a population density of 49 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 143,198 inhabitants. Its county seat is Kaufman. The county was created 176 years ago in 1848.

Kaufman County is located in northeastern Texas, southeast of Dallas. It was established in 1848, separated from Henderson County. The county was named for David S. Kaufman, a diplomat and U.S. Representative from Texas.

The city of Kaufman became the county seat in 1851. It was named after founder David Kaufman and grew as an agricultural trade center and railroad stop.

Key Facts About Kaufman County Today

Population: As of 2021, the population of Kaufman County was around 143,000 residents. The largest city is Terrell with over 16,000 people.

Major Industries: Key industries today include manufacturing, warehousing/distribution, education, healthcare and retail. Major companies are Walmart, Frito-Lay, Cardinal Health, and U.S. Foods.

Attractions: Top attractions are the Terrell Heritage Museum, Terrell Municipal Airport, and Lake Tawakoni State Park.

Things to See and Do in Kaufman County

Some top attractions and activities in Kaufman County include:

  • Learning about local history at the Terrell Heritage Museum
  • Boating, fishing, and camping at Lake Tawakoni State Park
  • Shopping antiques and collectibles in historic downtown Terrell
  • Watching planes and vintage aircraft at Terrell Municipal Airport
  • Hiking and biking the trails at Cedar Hill State Park

Located on the eastern side of the sprawling DFW metroplex, Kaufman County offers museums, outdoor recreation, and small town Texas charm.

Kaufman County locator map
Location of Kaufman County on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Kaufman County

Population : 143,198 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 2090 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.3%
Land as percent of area : 96.7%
Named for : David S. Kaufman
Altitude : 407 feet / 124 meters
Capital : Kaufman
Establishment : February 02, 1848
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 19:49:17 (15th July 2024)
Density : 69 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 27.83% (2010-2020)
Kaufman county tx courthouse image
Kaufman county tx courthouse
Kaufman county tx courthouse image

Geography

Kaufman County is located at 32°35'57"N 96°17'16"W (32.5993000, -96.2878000). It has 6 neighbors: Dallas County, Ellis County, Henderson County, Hunt County, Rockwall County and Van Zandt County.

Kaufman County map

The largest city of Kaufman County is Forney with a population of 29,246. Other cities include, Kaufman population 8,576, Crandall population 4,268, Talty population 2,883 and Combine population 2,537. See all Kaufman County cities & populated places.

Kaufman County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Kaufman County.

City Name Population Title
Forney 29,246 City in Texas, United States
Terrell 19,693 Town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States
Kaufman 8,576 City in Texas, USA
Mabank 4,398 Town of the United States
Crandall 4,268 City in Kaufman County, Texas, United States
Talty 2,883 City in Kaufman County, Texas, United States
Combine 2,537 City in Texas
Kemp 1,251 Town of the United States
Scurry 811 Town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States
Oak Grove 667 Town in Kaufman County, Texas
Post Oak Bend City 626 Town of the United States
Oak Ridge 575 Town in Kaufman County, Texas, United States
Rosser 422 Human settlement in Kaufman County, Texas, United States of America
Grays Prairie 388 Human settlement in Kaufman County, Texas, United States of America

Kaufman County has 6 neighbours.

  • Kaufman

Demographics

The population of Kaufman County increased by 27.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 103,350 - census
2011 105,199 1.76% estimation process
2012 106,553 1.27% estimation process
2013 108,248 1.57% estimation process
2014 110,872 2.37% estimation process
2015 114,055 2.79% estimation process
2016 117,904 3.26% estimation process
2017 122,628 3.85% estimation process
2018 128,279 4.41% estimation process
2019 136,154 5.78% estimation process
2020 143,198 4.92% estimation process

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People born in Kaufman County (2)

People born in Kaufman County, including businessman Angus G. Wynne, Claude Stroud, .

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