Welcome to Kaufman County, Texas, founded in 1848. Located adjacent to Dallas County on the east, Kaufman County is home to more than 145,000 people, 16 cities, four independent school districts, two colleges, and thousands of thriving businesses. Kaufman County has recently been named by the US Census Bureau as the fastest-growing county over 100,000 in the nation. (Dallas Morning News article 12.28.22)
April is 'GO BLUE!' Month in Recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month
Wear your royal blue in April as it is Child Abuse Awareness Month. You are invited to do your part in supporting this important effort! Watch the video below to hear Courtney Wortham, Child Welfare Board Chair, and Lauren Rowe, Executive Director of Lone Star CASA, talk about what this means to Kaufman County.
Please join us for Proclamation Day on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 @ 11:30 a.m. in the Kaufman County Justice Center Ceremonial Courtroom @ 1902 US Highway 175 in Kaufman, TX 75142.
All Texas high school seniors currently attending public, private or home school, and planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university in the fall 2023 semester are eligible to apply for awards that total $9,000. Read on...