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Ellis County Information
Ellis County had a population of 149,610 as of the 2010 census and was established in 1850. The county seat and largest community is Waxahachie. The county’s total area is 952 square miles. The county is named for Richard Ellis, president of the convention that produced the Texas Declaration of Independence.

The area codes in use for this county are 214, 469, 817, 903, 972.

Sheriff’s Office
The Sheriff is Charles E. Edge and there are two Chief Deputies, Terry Ogden and Mitch Bartley. The Sheriff’s office is located at 300 S. Jackson Street
Waxahachie, TX 75165 and the phone number is 972-825-4901.

The mission of the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is to provide professional law enforcement services to citizens and visitors of Ellis County. This Office will strive to enforce the law and maintain order in a fair and impartial manner.

The Sheriff and his Deputies recognize that no law enforcement agency can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. This Office actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce criminal activity and within legal limits, to assist in bringing to justice those that prey on the person and property of others.

County Courthouse
The Honorable Carol Bush is the county judge and she is located in the historic Waxahachie Courthouse at 101 West Main in Waxahachie, TX 75165. The phone number is 972-825-5011.

The Ellis County Judge has administrative and judicial duties which include:

  • Presiding officer, Commissioners’ Court
  • Chief budget officer
  • Director of Emergency Management
    Responsible for the administration of County business:

  • County communications
  • County elections
  • Department of County Development
  • Engineering & Planning Departments
  • Human Resources
  • Indigent Health Care
  • Information Technology Department
  • Purchasing Department
  • Law Library
  • Maintenance
  • Texas AgriLife Extension Office
  • Veterans Services
  • Officiates weddings
  • Authorizes beer and wine licenses

    County Jail
    The county jail is located at 300 S. Jackson Street
    Waxahachie, TX 75165 and the phone number is 972-825-4931.

    Visitation information:
    Tuesday through Saturday 2pm to 10pm; however, the latest you may sign in is 9:30pm.

    Ellis County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Ellis County Probation Department
    Location:109 South Jackson Street, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165
  • Ellis County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined426
    Avg Daily Population370
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll105
    Full time total employees105
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable


    Ellis County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201683,699
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201680,557
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20163,142
    Unemployment Rate, 20163.8
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201566,811
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Ellis County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201417,580
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.9
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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