Ackerly is a city in Dawson and Martin counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 225 in 2009. The town was named for Paul Ackerly, who founded it following the division of Slaughter Ranch into farming tracts.
Ackerly is located at 32°31′32″N 101°42′51″W / 32.52556°N 101.71417°W / 32.52556; -101.71417 (32.525563, -101.714242).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all land.