Waxahachie, Texas

Waxahachie: A city in Ellis County, Texas. It is located in the central part of the state, in the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. Waxahachie is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Waxahachie Historical Society and the Waxahachie Museum.


Waxahachie is a city located in the county of Ellis in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 29,621 and a population density of 234 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 39,797 inhabitants.

The city was created 173 years ago in 1849.

Waxahachie locator map
Location of Waxahachie on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Waxahachie

Population : 39,797 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Ellis County
Different from : Waxahatchee
Postal code : 75168, 75167, 75165
Phone Area Codes : 972
Area : 126.49 km2
Altitude : 558 feet / 170 meters
Capital city : Waxahachie is capital of Ellis County
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (173 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:56:43 (24th September 2023)
Density : 315 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 25.57% (2010-2020)
Weather : 92℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather
Ellis county courthouse image
Ellis county courthouse
Ellis county courthouse image


Waxahachie is located at 32°23'12"N 96°50'54"W (32.3865300, -96.8483300).

Waxahachie map


Waxahachie forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more


The population of Waxahachie increased by 25.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,621 - census
2011 30,188 1.88% estimation process
2012 30,903 2.31% estimation process
2013 31,447 1.73% estimation process
2014 32,137 2.15% estimation process
2015 32,979 2.55% estimation process
2016 34,049 3.14% estimation process
2017 35,250 3.41% estimation process
2018 36,624 3.75% estimation process
2019 37,988 3.59% estimation process
2020 39,797 4.55% estimation process

Waxahachie zip code is 75165. County name: Ellis, County fips: 48139

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People born in Waxahachie (36)

People born in Waxahachie, including Athletics and rugby competitor Morris Kirksey, basketball player Desmond Mason, actor Frederic Forrest, .


  • Tevin Campbell (US singer-songwriter, actor) he was born in 12/11/1976
  • Byron Nelson (American golfer) he was born in 04/02/1912
  • Emanuel Cleaver (U.S. Representative from Missouri) he was born in 26/10/1944
  • Jed Johnson (American politician (1888-1963)) he was born in 31/07/1888
  • Lyle Boren (American politician (1909-1992)) he was born in 11/05/1909
  • Patrick Crayton (American football player, wide receiver, kick returner) he was born in 07/04/1979
  • Julie Miller (American musician) she was born in 12/07/1956
  • Dick Murdoch (American professional wrestler) he was born in 16/08/1946
  • John Paul Jackson (Christian mystic) he was born in 30/07/1950
  • Archie Wise (American baseball player) he was born in 31/07/1912
  • Bob Vines (American baseball player) he was born in 25/02/1897
  • Brent Rowan (musician) he was born in 28/05/1956
  • Brian Waters (American football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 18/02/1977
  • Broderick Sargent (American football player) he was born in 16/09/1962
  • Jammal Brown (American football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 30/03/1981
  • Burley Bearden (American football coach) he was born in 28/08/1917
  • George Edmondson (American baseball player) he was born in 18/05/1896
  • Jimmy Adair (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 25/01/1907

Schools in Waxahachie

College & universities near Waxahachie, TX

Code Name City ZIP
228325 Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie (TX) 75165

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waxahachie, TX

Code Name Address Type
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL

Post offices near Waxahachie

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waxahach Post Office Waxahachie (TX) 75165

Other cities in Ellis County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Ellis County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Midlothian 35,146 City in Texas, United States
Ennis 20,678 City in Texas, USA
Red Oak 14,098 City in and county seat of Montgomery County, Iowa, United States
Ovilla 4,288 City in Ellis County, Texas, United States
Ferris 3,069 City in Dallas and Ellis counties in Texas, USA
Nash 2,177 City in Bowie County, Texas, United States
Palmer 2,169 Town in Texas, USA
Italy 1,964 Town in Texas
Oak Leaf 1,498 Town of the United States
Maypearl 1,046 City in Ellis County, Texas, United States
Garrett 891 Town of the United States
Walnut Springs 877 City in Ellis County, Texas, United States
Rankin 841 City in Ellis County, Texas, United States
Milford 756 Town in Ellis County, Texas, United States of America
Plum Grove 756 City in Ellis County, Texas, United States
Pecan Hill 714 City in Ellis County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Waxahachie distances to largest Texas cities