13 Facts About McKinney


McKinney is a city in and the county seat of Collin County, Texas.

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Ten years later, McKinney incorporated, and in 1913, the town adopted the commission form of government.

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McKinney was the author of a bill establishing counties in the northern part of the state.

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In May 2017, the U S Census Bureau reported that McKinney was the third fastest-growing city in the United States.

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City of McKinney is a voluntary member of the North Central Texas Council of Governments association, the purpose of which is to coordinate individual and collective local governments and facilitate regional solutions, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and enable joint decisions.

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McKinney is represented in the Texas Senate by Republican Angela Paxton, District 8, and Republican Drew Springer, District 30.

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McKinney is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by Republican Scott Sanford, District 70.

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McKinney is in the 3rd Congressional district, which is represented by Van Taylor.

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McKinney is the home of the Central Park Campus of Collin College near the city's center at US 75 and US 380, which opened in 1985 as the initial campus for the community college district.

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Two-thirds of McKinney residents are in the McKinney Independent School District; the remaining third are part of Frisco Independent School District, Prosper Independent School District, Allen Independent School District, Melissa Independent School District, Lovejoy Independent School District, or Celina Independent School District.

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The remaining third of McKinney students attend Emerson High School, Heritage High School, Rock Hill High School, Allen High School, Melissa High School, Lovejoy High School, or Celina High School.

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McKinney Courier-Gazette is a daily newspaper published in McKinney, covering Collin County.

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McKinney offers discounted transit services to elderly, disabled, or low-income residents through the Collin County Transit Program.

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