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Overview

Introduction to McKinney, Texas

McKinney, Texas, in Collin county, is 29 miles N of Dallas, Texas. The city is included in the Dallas metropolitan area.

McKinney History

The history of McKinney dates back to 1841 when the area was first settled in. Early settlers arrived from Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. In 1848, the city became the county seat of Collin County. McKinney was named after Collin McKinney, one of the people who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. The first post office was also established in 1848, and Joel F. Stewart became the postmaster. McKinney was originally incorporated as a town in 1849 and reincorporated as a city on May 28, 1859.

McKinney and nearby Attractions

  • Wilson Creek Park
  • Collin County Youth and Farm Museum
  • Old Post Office Museum
  • Heard Natural Science Museum
  • Van Alstyne Museum
  • Dallas World Aquarium

Things To Do In McKinney

McKinney offers easy access to several historic sites and museums including the Heard-Craig House, Collin County Historical Society Museum, Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary, Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, and Dallas Children’s Museum. Leisure hours can also be spent at Erwin Municipal Park, Wilson Creek Park, Murphy Park, Mouzon Park, and Finch Park. One can also enjoy boating and fishing on the Towne Lake.

McKinney Transportation

Dallas/ Fort Worth International Airport is the nearest international airport.

McKinney Higher Education

Collin County Community College-Central Park is the local college. University of Dallas and The University of Texas at Dallas are also near the city.

Mckinney Almanac

CategoryValue
County Collin County
Standard Zip Codes75069, 75070, 75071
Phone Area Codes972,214,469
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.18
Approximate Longitude-96.59

Mckinney Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMC KINNEY 3 S
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 76 F
Annual Precip41 inches
StationLAVON DAM
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 78 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationDALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance31.1 miles
Jan Temp34 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp75 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allen94,710$112,100
Fairview8,235$98,077
Melissa6,844$115,284
Parker4,241$135,795
Princeton8,278$62,581

Mckinney Public Libraries

Mckinney Public Library System
101 E HUNT ST
Mckinney, Texas
(972) 547-7323

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Mckinney Hospitals

Baylor Medical Center At Mckinney
(Non-profit)
5252 West University Drive
Methodist Mckinney Hospital
(Proprietary)
8000 West Eldorado Parkway
Columbia Medical Center Of Mckinney Subsidiary, L.p.
(Proprietary)
4500 Medical Center Drive
Victory Medical Center Craig Ranch
(Proprietary)
6045 Alma Road Suite 100

Mckinney Public Schools

Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern El
1100 Eldorado Pkwy
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
Burks El
1801 Hill St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 539
Caldwell El
601 W Louisiana St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-5500
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
Collin Co J J A E P
200 S Mcdonald St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 742-9100
Other
Total Enrollment 1
Collin Co J J A E P
200 S Mcdonald St
ZIP: 75069
(972) 837-2411
Other
Total Enrollment 1
El #22
1 Duvall St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-4000
Faubion Middle
2000 Rollins St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-6900
Middle
Total Enrollment 976
Finch El
1205 S Tennessee St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-5600
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
J J A E P
1 Duvall St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-7800
High
Total Enrollment 5
Mckinney H S
1400 W Wilson Creek Pkwy
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-5700
High
Total Enrollment 2486
Serenity High
2100 White Ave
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-7830
High
Total Enrollment 6
Serenity High
2100 White Ave
ZIP: 75069
(972) 843-8400
Special Prog Ctr/j J A E P
1800 N Graves St
ZIP: 75069
(972) 924-1000
Webb El
810 E Louisiana St
ZIP: 75069
(469) 302-6000
Primary
Total Enrollment 400
Arthur H Mcneil El
3650 Hardin Blvd
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
C T Eddins El
311 Peregrine Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
Collin Co J J A E P
4700 Community Ave
ZIP: 75070
(469) 219-2000
Comstock El
7152 Silverado Trail
ZIP: 75070
(469) 633-3900
Primary
Total Enrollment 626
Dean And Mildred Bennett El
7760 Coronado Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 491
Dowell Middle
301 S E Rdg Rd
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-6700
Middle
Total Enrollment 1092
Earl & Lottie Wolford El
6951 Berkshire Rd
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-4700
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Elliott El
3721 Hudson Crossing
ZIP: 75070
(469) 633-3750
Primary
Total Enrollment 536
Glen Oaks El
6100 Glen Oaks Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-6400
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Jesse Mcgowen El
4300 Columbus Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-7500
Primary
Total Enrollment 674
Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega El
2511 Cattleman Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-5100
Primary
Total Enrollment 591
Leonard Evans Jr Middle
6998 W Eldorado Pkwy
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-7100
Middle
Total Enrollment 1443
Lois Lindsey El
5730 Wilford Dr
ZIP: 75070
(972) 908-4007
Primary
Total Enrollment 843
Mckinney Boyd H S
600 Lk Forest Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-3400
High
Total Enrollment 2881
Mckinney North H S
2550 Wilmeth Rd
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-4300
High
Total Enrollment 2089
Mooneyham El
2301 Eden Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 633-3650
Primary
Total Enrollment 791
Naomi Press El
4101 Shawnee Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-7600
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Ogle El
4200 Big Fork Trl
ZIP: 75070
(469) 633-3525
Primary
Total Enrollment 650
Reuben Johnson El
3400 Ash Ln
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-6500
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Roy Lee Walker El
4000 Cockrill Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-4600
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
Scoggins Middle
7070 Stacy Rd
ZIP: 75070
(469) 633-5150
Middle
Total Enrollment 790
Scott El
10550 Millbend Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 633-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 622
Scott Morgan Johnson Middle
3400 Community Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-4900
Middle
Total Enrollment 876
Slaughter El
2706 Wolford St
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-6100
Primary
Total Enrollment 650
Sonntag El
2001 Reagan Dr
ZIP: 75070
(469) 633-3850
Primary
Total Enrollment 688
Special Prog Ctr/jjaep
4700 Community Ave
ZIP: 75070
(972) 548-6458
Valley Creek El
2800 Vly Creek Trl
ZIP: 75070
(469) 302-4800
Primary
Total Enrollment 505
County Residential Center
4700 Community Dr
ZIP: 75071
(972) 547-5400
Other
Total Enrollment 90
Dr Jack Cockrill Middle
1351 N Hardin Rd
ZIP: 75071
(469) 302-7900
Middle
Total Enrollment 1349
Gary And Bobbye Jack Minshew El
300 Joplin Dr
ZIP: 75071
(469) 302-7300
Primary
Total Enrollment 656
Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
500 Dowell
ZIP: 75071
(469) 302-2400
Primary
Total Enrollment 632
Imagine International Academy Of North Texas
2860 Virginia Pkwy
ZIP: 75071
(214) 491-1500
Other
Total Enrollment 1097
J B Wilmeth El
901 Lacima Dr
ZIP: 75071
(469) 302-7400
Primary
Total Enrollment 635
John A Baker
3125 Blue Wood Dr
ZIP: 75071
(469) 219-2120
Primary
Total Enrollment 698
Lizzie Nell Cundiff Mcclure El
1753 N Ridge Rd
ZIP: 75071
(469) 302-9450
Primary
Total Enrollment 629

Mckinney Private Schools

Faith Christian Academy
115 Industrial Blvd A
ZIP: 75069
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 70
Little Saints School
2000 W White Ave A
ZIP: 75069
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Robert Multer School
340 Country Club Rd
ZIP: 75069
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
Centennial Montessori Academy
7508 W Eldorado Pkwy
ZIP: 75070
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
Cornerstone Christian Academy
401 W Erwin St
ZIP: 75070
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 159
Cornerstone Christian Academy
401 W Erwin St
ZIP: 75070
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 161
Montessori Academy At Westridge
9421 Westridge
ZIP: 75070
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Primrose School Of Eldorado
3999 W Eldorado Pkwy
ZIP: 75070
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Good Shepherd Montessori School
7701 Virginia Pkwy
ZIP: 75071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 49
North Texas Christian Academy
3201 N Central Expy
ZIP: 75071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 71
Primrose School Of Stone Brooke
5651 Virginia Pkwy
ZIP: 75071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
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