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Why Ennis?

We are pure Texas. And we’re not just saying that like every other Texas town. As the “Official Bluebonnet City of Texas” we know what it truly means to epitomize everything Texas. It’s true, you can find bluebonnets throughout our great state. But in Ennis, bluebonnets are more than visual beauty. They give us a certain spirit that’s a part of our everyday life. It means family Sunday suppers to Friday night football. Bluebonnet spirit is friendliness, love of neighbors, hospitality, and a get-it-done mindset. So, you see, while bluebonnet beauty surrounds you, here it’s also a part of you. It’s why families from all over our state—in fact, from all over the world—make their Texas bluebonnet memories here. 

Our city began with trains and cotton. Humble, but important in the story of Texas. Just a short 35 miles from downtown Dallas, we see our location as a “what’s next” advantage. We have the heart of a small town with the energy of a city 10 times our size. Ennis stays with you and is always your home, no matter where else you live. 

When our town was hurt by a tornado, some might’ve seen it as a setback. But we saw it as an opportunity to build a better Ennis. With our Downtown Master Plan to guide us, we’ll grow how we want, not just having growth for the sake of it. Our plan invites community involvement, builds excitement, and will give us a better downtown Ennis, which is the heart of our community. 

We’re in Texas, so you know we love a good time. We bring out the color, fun, and culture of our state with our Bluebonnet Festival. This welcoming spirit continues year round from our Christmas Parade of Lights, to our Blues on Main, and to celebrating our Czech heritage with our National Polka Festival. An event that began as a casual get-together over 50 years ago, it's now known beyond our state line and even our country’s borders. Believe us, you’ve never heard and experienced polka like this before. 

We want you to get to know us. Once you do, we feel pretty sure you’ll like us. You’ll feel the spirit of Texas rise from our bluebonnets and our community. Then, you’ll discover why Ennis is the home of “The Bluebonnet Spirit of Texas.”


Population 23,000
Median Household Income $65,641

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