Bardwell is a city in Ellis County, Texas, United States. The population was 649 in 2009.
Bardwell is located at 32°16′3″N 96°41′42″W / 32.2675°N 96.695°W / 32.2675; -96.695 (32.267602, -96.695028). It is situated at the junction of State Highway 34 and FM 984 in southeastern Ellis County, approximately ten miles southeast of Waxahachie.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.