Ennis was first founded in 1871 with the arrival of the Houston and Texas Central Railway, and the community was named after early railroad official Col. Cornelius Ennis. Funding was provided by the Ladd & Katherine Hancher Foundation.

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Ennis Daily News in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/ENNI/ accessed May 14, 2021.

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