Welcome to Kaufman County, Texas

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)

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1st 100 County Judge Jakie Allen addresses the County sharing some of the actions and progress the County has made during his first 100 days in office. Judge Allen was sworn in on January 1, 2023 and has since been actively working on projects and programs in the areas of public safety, local support, infrastructure and economic growth, financial transparency, health and well-being and unity and teamwork. Please read his letter to the citizens of Kaufman County HERE: