Kaufman County Texas



Kaufman county is in the Northeast portion of Texas. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the county is 808 square miles.   It is an easy commute to the Dallas / Fort Worth area.  Part of Cedar Creek Lake and Lake Ray Hubbard are located in Kaufman county.

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Crandall is located off of Hwy 175 in Kaufman County. Crandall is a great affordable and growing community with easy commutes into the DFW metroplex. Crandall is getting a new home development called Wildcat Ranch. This master planned community will have an amenity center, pool, dog park, gym, playgrounds, parks, trails and schools. The new homes will be one and two-story open concept plans ranging from 1,294SF - 2,352SF. Contact us for more information about this community. We would love to chat with you about it. Zip code area for Crandall is 75114. For information about the Crandall Independent School District, click here

1 Sold Forney Lot


Forney is located in Kaufman county, 20 miles east of Dallas and 15 miles south of Rockwall. The town is situated along Interstate 20 As of 2016 the population is 19,122. The zipcode area for Forney is 75126. Forney is known as the Antique capital of Texas. Forney is part of the DFW metroplex. Lake Ray Hubbard is located 4 miles southeast of Forney. Forney is home of the Jack Rabbits. There is a quaint downtown with shops and restaurants. Forney is adding a new community called Bellagio. This is a master planned community with lagoon style living with white sand beaches, water, and lots of activities. Functional spaces will be devoted to fitness, wellness and relaxation. Contact us if you would like more information about this exciting development. Zip code area for Forney is 75126. For information about the Forney Independent School District, click here.


The town of Kaufman is found thirty miles SE of Dallas along Highway 175.  Kaufman is the county seat for Kaufman county and has a quaint and charming town square. Kaufman is the first place Bonnie and Clyde were incarcerated. With only 7,000 people, Kaufman offers ranch-style accommodations, residential communities and small town life with easy access into the Metroplex. The area has seen significant growth in the past decade but still has no annexation plans, insuring the quality of life most appreciated by Kaufman residents, "Country Living at its Best." Zip code are for Kaufman is 75142. For information about the Kaufman Independent School District, click here.

2 Sold Kemp Lot


Kemp is on the North side of Cedar Creek Lake.  People who travel from the Dallas area visiting Cedar Creek Lake usually first pass through Kemp. It is a 45 minute drive to downtown Dallas and that is what makes this area popular with commuters into the metroplex. The city has a total area of 1.8 square miles of which .01 square miles is water and the rest is land. The City of Kemp is served by the Kemp Independent School District and the Trinity Community College District. You will find acreage, residential, golf lots and waterfront homes. The Cedar Creek Country Club is located in Kemp.  There are several new subdivisions that have cropped up here - Oakmont and Cedar Creek Landing. Zip code area for Kemp is 75143. For information about the Kemp Independent School District, click here.


Terrell is a growing community in Kaufman county 25 miles east of Dallas off of Interstate Highway 20 and U.S. Highway 80.  It is an easy commute to the DFW metroplex.  Trinity Valley Community College also has a campus located in Terrell.  As of the 2017 census, the population of Terrell was 17,842.  Terrell has a some interesting attractions such as the No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum, E.H.R. Ned Green private rail car, Historical markers, the Tanger Outlet Center, shopping and Buc-ee's.  Zip code area for Terrell is 75160 and 75161. For information about the Terrell Independent School District, click here.


Scurry-Rosser is a small rural town in Kaufman County with an easy commute into the DFW metroplex.  The area mainly has rural acreage and residential properties with some rolling hills, trees, and ponds.  Zip code area for Scurry-Rosser is 75158. For information about the Scurry-Rosser Independent School District, click here.

We hope this information assists you in your lake search.  Although we do not sell properties in every one of these lakes, we do know knowledgeable agents who do.  Feel free to contact us any time for more information.

Debbie & Bruce Schwanbeck

(469) 283-8656