If you’re looking for a truly unique blend of the old and the new, look no further than McKinney, Texas. With rolling hills, abundant trees and one of the largest historic districts in Texas, McKinney strikes a captivating balance between big city sophistication and hometown charm.
Ranked in 2012 by Money Magazine as the 2nd best place to live in America, 2010 as the 5th Best Place to live in America, 2008 as the 14th best place to live in America and has been among the fastest-growing cities in the country since 2000.
“Unique by Nature” – McKinney’s trademark logo, refers to McKinney’s uniqueness: the vibrant downtown, it’s cultural diversity, quality of life and it’s dynamic growth, as well as it’s natural assets: rolling hills, beautiful parks, streams and lakes. Looking to move? McKinney is conveniently located north of Dallas. McKinney offers a wide selection of housing options from starter homes to old Victorian homes, ‘Texas-sized’ five-bedroom homes to luxury estates and even high end condos.
You can expect many of the newer subdivisions in McKinney to have a Homeowner’s Association, as many of these communities feature a community swimming pool and hike and bike trails. McKinney ISD High Schools rank among the Best in the State, as do the exemplary rated elementary schools.
While in McKinney, there is plenty to do and see that will keep you busy year-round, from the farmers market in historic Chestnut Square, to unique specialty shops and restaurants in downtown McKinney Square. Along with local musicians entertaining weekly, a monthly art walk, golfing galore at several courses, Franconia Brewery, Tupps Brewery, wine vineyards, seasonal festivals including July 4th, Oktoberfest, a Halloween walk, Dickens of a Christmas and “Bike the Bricks” just to name a few.
Oh! and for those animal lovers out there, McKinney’s Dog Park and Erwin Park agility training/shows are great!
McKinney is a great place to live, work and play…arguably the best!