RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Waxahachie, Texas

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other TX
Communities





The location of Waxahachie













Welcome to Waxahachie ...

The city of Waxahachie is located in Ellis County and is the County Seat for Ellis County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Waxahachie has a population of 36,807 people<2> (see below for details).

Waxahachie is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Waxahachie: (214), (469)<4> and (972)

The ZIP codes for Waxahachie: 75165, 75167-75168<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waxahachie had a population of 29,621 people (which is 19.8% of the total population of Ellis County). This makes Waxahachie the county's most populous community.

The population of Waxahachie represents 0.12% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,621 people, the population of Waxahachie increased 38.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,426 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Waxahachie had an population of 36,807 people. This is an increase of 24.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 71.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Waxahachie ...

Official Website: www.waxahachie.com/

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 Waxahachie. 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 Waxahachie. 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 Waxahachie. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waxahachie ...

Looking for more information about Waxahachie? 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 Waxahachie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waxahachie.

Communities near Waxahachie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

DeSoto   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the North (N) of Waxahachie

Located in Dallas County

Cedar Hill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Waxahachie

Located in Dallas County

Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the North (N) of Waxahachie

Located in Dallas County

Duncanville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the North (N) of Waxahachie

Located in Dallas County

Midlothian   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Waxahachie

Ennis   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Waxahachie

Glenn Heights   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the North (N) of Waxahachie

Located in Dallas County

Red Oak   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the North (N) of Waxahachie

Hutchins   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Waxahachie

Located in Dallas County

Wilmer   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Waxahachie

Located in Dallas County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Texas

About Ellis County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Waxahachie: www.waxahachie.com/

The official website for Ellis County: www.co.ellis.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

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 Waxahachie.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waxahachie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Waxahachie, 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 Waxahachie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waxahachie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Waxahachie includes: 75165, 75167 & 75168.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Waxahachie) 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 Waxahachie. 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 Waxahachie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waxahachie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4036, Longitude: -96.8436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waxahachie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 29 Mar 2020