Rankin, Ellis County, Texas

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For the county seat of Upton County, Texas, see: Rankin, Texas.

Rankin, Texas
Unincorporated community
Rankin, Texas is located in Texas
Rankin, Texas
Rankin, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 32°12′41″N 96°42′24″W / 32.21139°N 96.70667°W / 32.21139; -96.70667Coordinates: 32°12′41″N 96°42′24″W / 32.21139°N 96.70667°W / 32.21139; -96.70667
Country United States
State Texas
County Ellis
Elevation 141 ft (43 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 40
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75119

Rankin is an unincorporated community in Ellis County, Texas, United States. The population was 12 in the 2000 census. It was named for Frederick Harrison Rankin, who had settled on nearby Chambers Creek before 1874.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rankin is located at 32°12′41″N 96°42′24″W / 32.21139°N 96.70667°W / 32.21139; -96.70667 (32.211494, -96.706638).[2] It is approximately 15 miles southeast of Waxahachie on FM 984 near Gorman Rd.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Handbook of Texas: RANKIN, TEXAS (Ellis County) Retrieved 2010-02-23
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.