Collin County

Collin County, Texas

200 S McDonald St Suite 120
McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: (972) 548-4134
Fax: (972) 547-5731

In east-central TX, north of Dallas; organized Apr 3, 1846 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Collin McKinney (1766-1861), Republic of TX legislator and a noted signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836)

Area (sq mi):: 885.85 (land 847.56; water 38.29) Population per square mile: 778.10
Population 2005: 659,457 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 34.10%; 1990-2000 86.20% Population 2000: 491,675 (White 76.10%; Black or African American 4.80%; Hispanic or Latino 10.30%; Asian 6.90%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 13.30%. Median age: 32.90
Income 2000: per capita $33,345; median household $70,835; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $45,404-$39,941
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 28.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Plano (245,411)
  • McKinney County seat (88,409)
  • Allen (66,341)
  • Frisco (62,372)
  • The Colony (36,316)
  • Wylie (25,743)

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    According to a press conference on Wednesday conducted by the Collin County Sheriff's Office, the human "remains were found while excavators and construction people were working to clear this area of some brush.
    A longtime educator, she was a beloved figure among Republicans in Collin County, where most of the district is based, and the thinking was she could provide a sharp contrast to Huffines, who was the Dallas County GOP chairman at the time and had to move into the district to run for the seat.
    Delgado hosted the cohort, which includes 36 workforce development leaders from 14 community colleges, including: Borough of Manhattan Community College, Bronx Community College, Collin County Community College, Dallas County Community College District, Delgado Community College, Guttman Community College, Hostos Community College, Kingsborough Community College, LaGuardia Community College, Montgomery College, Northern Virginia Community College, Prince George's Community College, Queensborough Community College, and University of the District of Columbia Community College.
    com)-- About a month ago, the leadership of McKinney's Tour de Coop, a self-guided urban chicken coop tour, approached the Heritage Guild of Collin County about a partnership between their event and the Historic McKinney Farmers Market.
    The organisation said that prevention services make sense financially for Collin County, and cited Centers for Disease Control estimates that show the lifetime cost of abuse for each individual is USD 210,012.
    Melbourne, Jan 30 ( ANI ): Leonardo DiCaprio's stepbrother Adam Farrar has been arrested on three different charges - possession of drugs, stolen property and harassment by phone - in Collin County, Texas.
    NO ONE HAS ever opened fire in a Collin County, Texas, courtroom, and such incidents are vanishingly rare across the country.
    This business is a thriving company located in a rapidly growing area of Collin County.
    In addition, Collin County Community College is located in Plano, and must certainly offer a program that would fulfill his goals.
    Celina is a small country town of some 2,000 residents in the rural northern tip of Collin County, Texas.
    Although the hispid cotton rat may be the most abundant mammal in north-central Texas, it previously was not documented in Collin County (Dalquest & Horner 1984; Davis & Schmidly 1994).