Rockwall County Home Inspections
Rockwall County is home to some of the fastest growing towns in north Texas. Including the town of Rockwall Texas. Rockwall is ranked in the top 10 fastest growing city in North Texas.
Here are some facts about Rockwall County
Physical Features: Rolling prairie, mostly Blackland soil; Lake Ray Hubbard. Texas’ smallest county.
Economy: Industrial employment in local plants and in Dallas; in Dallas metropolitan area; residential development around Lake Ray Hubbard.
History: Caddo area. Cherokees arrived in the 1820s. Anglo-American settlers arrived in the 1840s. County created in 1873 from Kaufman, organized the same year; named for wall-like rock formation.
Race/Ethnicity: (In percent) Anglo, 72.1; Black, 6.3; Hispanic, 17.1; Asian, 2.9; Other, 0.9; Two or more races, 1.9.
Vital Statistics, annual: Births, 985; deaths, 545; marriages, 1,389; divorces, 321.
Recreation: Lake activities; proximity to Dallas; unusual rock outcrop.
Minerals: Not significant.
Agriculture: Small grains, cattle, horticulture, horses. Market value $4.1 million.
ROCKWALL (44,150) county seat; commuters, varied manufacturing, government/services; hospital; harbor retail and enterainment district; Founders Day in April.
Other towns include: Fate (9,894); Heath (8,004); McLendon-Chisholm (2,000) chili cookoff in October; Mobile City (200); Royse City (12,133) government/services, varied manufacturing, agribusiness, museum, library, Funfest in October.