Ennis, city (1990 pop. 13,883), Ellis co., N Tex.; inc. 1872. It is a trading, financial, rail, and processing center in a fertile blackland area that produces cattle, cotton, and grain. Ennis also has light manufacturing. The city, which was settled by Czechs, sponsors a national polka festival each May. Nearby Lake Bardwell offers recreational activities.

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