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Welcome to McKinney ...

The city of McKinney is located

McKinney is located in Collin County<1> and is the County Seat for Collin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McKinney has a population of 199,447 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of McKinney.

The community of McKinney is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: McKinney lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area Codes for McKinney: (214), (469)<4> & (972)

The ZIP codes for McKinney: 75069-75070<5>

Websites for McKinney ...

Official Website:   www.mckinneytexas.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.mckinneytx.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McKinney had an population of 199,447 people. This is an increase of 52.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 266.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McKinney had a population of 131,117 people (which is 16.76% of the total population of Collin County). This makes McKinney the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of McKinney represents 0.52% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 131,117 people, the population of McKinney increased 141.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 54,369 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for McKinney.

Communities Also Named McKinney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named McKinney - they are located in Arkansas (3), California, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for McKinney.

Communities near McKinney ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near McKinney.

  • Plano (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plano
    • Plano lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of McKinney and is located in Collin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 291,296 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plano<7>
  • Garland (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garland
    • Garland lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of McKinney and is located in Dallas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garland<7>
  • Frisco (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco
    • Frisco lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of McKinney and is located in Collin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frisco<7>
  • Richardson (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richardson
    • Richardson lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of McKinney and is located in Dallas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richardson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richardson<7>
  • Allen (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
    • Allen lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of McKinney and is located in Collin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allen<7>
  • Little Elm (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Elm
    • Little Elm lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of McKinney and is located in Denton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Elm
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Elm<7>
  • Wylie (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wylie
    • Wylie lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of McKinney and is located in Collin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,467 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wylie have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wylie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wylie<7>
  • The Colony (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Colony
    • The Colony lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of McKinney and is located in Denton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,498 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Colony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Colony<7>
  • Prosper (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosper
    • Prosper lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of McKinney and is located in Collin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prosper have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosper<7>
  • Sachse (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sachse
    • Sachse lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of McKinney and is located in Collin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,964 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sachse have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sachse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sachse<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around McKinney. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McKinney.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of McKinney. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around McKinney.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McKinney. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for McKinney.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McKinney ...

Looking for more information about McKinney? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for McKinney, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for McKinney.

Adding McKinney to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McKinney in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for McKinney was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found McKinney

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for McKinney on our Genealogy Page.

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About Collin County

About Texas

The official website for McKinney: www.mckinneytexas.org/

The official website for Collin County: www.co.collin.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Collin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for McKinney.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McKinney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for McKinney, area code (469, 972) is an overlay.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as McKinney). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McKinney or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for McKinney includes: 75069 & 75070.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McKinney) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McKinney. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McKinneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McKinney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1985, Longitude: -96.6388    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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