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McKINNEY, TEXAS

Collin County Seat, North Central Texas
US 75
32 miles NE of Dallas

Population 43,288 (2000)

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McKinney Landmarks / Attractions
  • Collin County Courthouse
  • Collin County Courthouse:
    Architecture The Embodiment of Human Endeavor
  • Restored Collin County Courthouse - McKinney Performing Arts Center
  • McKinney's Post Office Mural
    & The North Texas History Center
  • The Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney
  • McKinney Vintage Postcards
  • Collin County Prison
  • Mckinney, Texas Nearby Recreation
  • Lake Lavon - a 21,000-acre reservoir, with 4 parks
  • Lake Texoma - 11,000-acre reservoir, includes 18 miles of the Navidad River and 125 miles of shoreline
  • Wilson Creek Park (Towne Lake Recreation Area), east of US 75
  • McKinney Hotels > Book Your Hotel Here & Save
  • Ritz Theater downtown McKinney




    The Ritz Theater in Downtown McKinney

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    Legends
  • Jesse James in Texas by Bob Bowman
    In 1863, during the Civil War, William Clark Quantrill led his guerillas from Missouri to winter quarters in north East Texas. Among the men who rode with him were Jesse and Frank James...

    The James boys also stayed in McKinney.. and circulated freely among the townspeople. They were looked upon not as outlaws, but as Confederate heroes. One incident in McKinney helped endeared the James boys with local people. When the federal government sent its agents to buy mules from East Texas, farmers who had to sell their mules to feed their families. Some 400 mules were bought and penned in McKinney. One night, the James boys took down the fence and freed all 400 of the mules. Many of them wandered home to their previous owners... more
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    116 North Tennessee St. #203,
    McKinney TX 75069 (888) 583-6270
    www.yourcriminaldefenseattorney.com
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    1201 S McDonald St, McKinney, TX 75069 (972) 529-0911
    http://mckinneytransmissionrepair.com
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