Midlothian

Country Quality of Life with Urban Amenities

Making up the 38 square miles of Northwest Ellis County, Midlothian is known for its rapid growth, good schools, and strong industry presence – all within less than 30 min of both Dallas and Fort Worth.

History

In the 1800s, settlement began to take place in what would become Ellis County. With the coming of the railroad, Midlothian grew and was incorporated and founded in April 1888. Cattle raising was the most profitable business. When the railroad arrived, large scale farming was possible. Ellis County became known as one of the nation’s leading cotton growing areas.

Legend has it that Midlothian was named when a train engineer stated that the local countryside reminded him of his homeland in Scotland (Lothian) and since the location served as the midpoint between Dallas and Cleburne, and between Ennis and Fort Worth, the name was accepted.

Shopping

Check out the farmers market every other weekend in the summer or walk the shops of historic downtown.

Schools

Midlothian ISD takes pride in its 100 years of excellence in education. MISD serves 7,900 students in its 112 square mile district (which is larger than Duncanville (29), Desoto (22), and Cedar Hill (42) combined. It’s also larger than Mansfield ISD, which has 94 sq. miles).

MISD has 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 2 high schools. The 2nd high schools (Midlothian Heritage) was opened for the 2014-2015 school yeaer. The 7th elementary school is planned to be added for the 2016-2017 year.

 

Industry

Known as the “Cement Capitol of Texas”, Midlothian is home to 3 large cement plans (Ash Grove Texas, Holcim and TXI). Gerdau, the second largest mini-mill steel producer in North American, also has a plant in the city. All of these large companies are committed to being responsible corporate citizens and focusing on the safety of its employees and nearby community.

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New Listings

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$215,000
Midlothian, TX
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Shelley Leach
Keller Williams Realty
NTREIS
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$265,000
Midlothian, TX
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Pam Hudson
Keller Williams Realty Arlingt
NTREIS
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$250,000
Midlothian, TX
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Mike Mazyck
Mike Mazyck Realty
NTREIS
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$600,000
Midlothian, TX
4
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of John Pollock
RE/MAX Pinnacle Group Realtors
NTREIS
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$357,400
Midlothian, TX
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Kim Tucker
Greatwood Realty
NTREIS
Updated Oct 22, 2017 8:32:am. Based on information from the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. This information is provided for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
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