According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 98.1Square kilometers (37.9Squaremeters). 37.7 square miles (98Square kilometers) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52Square kilometer) of it (0.50%) is water. Midlothian's extraterritorial jurisdiction includes another 33square miles (85Square kilometers). Adjacent cities are Cedar Hill to the north, Grand Prairie to the northwest, Venus to the southwest, Waxahachie to the southeast, and Ovilla to the northeast. Midlothian is a city in northwest Ellis County, Texas, United States. It is the hub for the cement industry in North Texas as it is the home to three separate cement production facilities, as well as a steel mill. Midlothian is also a fast growing community with a growth rate of 142% since 2000. The population was 18,037 at the 2010 census.