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New way to tour your city

070914 Emporium tease

Ennis’ Historical Society will unveil a new way for Ennis residents and tourists to learn about the history of the nearly 143-year-old city.

Survey results in high interest


At Thursday night’s joint city commission/planning-and-zoning meeting, Pavlick and Associates reported above average feedback from a survey sent out in September to gain feedback from residents about the state of Ennis currently and how it can improve going forward.

Ennis ISD school calendar

Click here to see the Ennis ISD calendar.

Trade Area Data

See details on the most recent Market Analysis done by the consulting firm, The Retail Coach in the summer of 2014. Demographics: EnnisTX_RTA_Demos_2014 Details on the Ennis Trade Area: EnnisTX_RTA_RGA_2014v2 Retail Maps: Retail Maps (Sub-Markets & RTA) Partnership details: Retail Partnership (10 July 2014)

Ennis Independent School District

Click here for the attendance zones for Ennis’ elementary schools. Ennis ISD is in Region 10 of the Texas Education Agency. The district, formed in 1881, covers an area of 253.8 sq. miles in the southeastern corner of Ellis County and extends into a small area of Navarro County. Two early childhood centers for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and […]

City, County facts

Ellis County Information: Website — www.co.ellis.tx.us County Judge — Carol Bush County Commissioners — • Precinct One — Dennis Robinson • Precinct Two — Bill Dodson • Precinct Three — Paul Perry • Precinct Four — Ron Brown • Ellis County emergency alert system To register for notifications via phone call or text message visit the […]

History of Ennis, Texas

In 1871, the Houston and Texas Central Railroad (H&TC) purchased 647 acres of land in Ellis County at a price of $5.00 per acre, establishing the line’s northern terminus. On June 8, 1872 this site was established as the City of Ennis. The namesake of the town was Cornelius Ennis, an early official of the […]

City of Ennis

The City of Ennis is located about 30 miles south of Dallas on Interstate 45 in Ellis County. The approximate population is 20,000 residents. Ennis is home to several industries including Lowe’s, CVS, National Envelope, Polyguard, and Sterilite. The city is also served by Ennis Independent School District which currently has two early education centers, […]

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