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WAXAHACHIE

Population 18,855

Altitude 585


General

Name derives from Indian word meaning "cow creek." Now seat of Ellis County, town was once squarely on the Chisholm Trail. Town is noted for abundance of Victorian-style homes, elaborate with "gingerbread" trim. Several movies have been made in the city featuring its old buildings and homes. For a map of historic homes and buildings and where movies have been shot, visit the chamber of commerce, Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 102 YMCA Drive or call 214-937-2390.

CHAUTAUQUA AUDITORIUM

ELLIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE

ELLIS COUNTY MUSEUM

NICHOLAS P. SIMS LIBRARY

SCARBOROUGH FAIRE


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