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Ferris, Texas

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The location of Ferris

Welcome to Ferris ...

The city of Ferris is primarily located in Ellis County. A portion of Ferris extends into Dallas County.

The location of Ferris has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ferris has a population of 2,822 people<2> (see below for details).

Ferris is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ferris lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ferris is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (214), (469)<4> & (972).

The ZIP code for Ferris: 75125<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ferris had a population of 2,436 people. This makes Ferris the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,436 people, the population of Ferris increased 12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,175 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ferris had an population of 2,822 people. This is an increase of 15.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.75% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ferris.

Communities Also Named Ferris ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Ferris - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Michigan (2), Montana, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ferris.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ferris. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ferris. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ferris.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ferris:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ferris ...

Looking for more information about Ferris? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ferris, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ferris.

Communities near Ferris ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dallas   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Ferris

Located in Dallas County

Mesquite   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the North (N) of Ferris

Located in Dallas County

DeSoto   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the West (W) of Ferris

Located in Dallas County

Cedar Hill   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the West (W) of Ferris

Located in Dallas County

Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Ferris

Located in Dallas County

Duncanville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Ferris

Located in Dallas County

Waxahachie   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Ferris

Midlothian   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the West (W) of Ferris

Balch Springs   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the North (N) of Ferris

Located in Dallas County

Forney   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Ferris

Located in Kaufman County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ferris.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Ellis County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ferris. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Ellis County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ferris.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ferris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Ferris, area code (469, 972) is an overlay.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ferris). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ferris or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ferris) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ferris. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ferris

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5385, Longitude: -96.6692     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ferris have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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