Founded in 1850, Waxahachie serves as the county seat and features the most photographed courthouse in Texas as well as scores of Gingerbread and historical homes. With its turn of the century charm, this community is located less than 30 miles south of Dallas at the crossroads of I-35 and U.S. 287, providing easy access to the metroplex.
Hundreds of beautiful pink crape myrtles line the town’s streets in the summer, earning Waxahachie the designation as the Crape Myrtle Capital of Texas. With its charming downtown square, visitors flock each year for such events as the Texas Country Reporter Festival, Gingerbread Tour and Crape Myrtle Festival.
Come see why 32,000 people call Waxahachie their hometown! Waxahachie features community spirit, great neighbors and unending charm.