Ellis County, Texas, which covers an area of 952 square miles, has a population of 155,000 people. Ellis County, officially established in 1849 by an act of the Texas State legislature, is named after Richard Ellis, president of the Texas Convention of 1836. Industry in Ellis County is heavily agricultural, but manufacturing, agribusiness, and commerce operations also abound. Attractions in Ellis County include Lake Bardwell, the Screams Halloween Theme Park, and the Ellis County Museum.
In the News: Lawyers in Ellis County recently sued ConAgra Foods. An Ellis County couple alleged that their two young children became ill after eating salmonella-contaminated peanut butter produced by the company (the peanut butter was later voluntarily recalled). The children experienced diarrhea, vomiting, and fever after consuming the peanut butter. The lawsuit asked for damages for the children’s pain, suffering, and medical bills. The couple also sought exemplary damages in the amount of $75,000 per child. The lawsuit is ongoing.
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