McKinney is the county seat for Collin County, one of the fastest-growing and most-affluent counties in Texas. Many facilities for golfing, hiking and biking. McKinney also offers a variety of sporting venues. Many homes surround the community’s numerous lakes and golf courses. Lush greenbelts following winding creeks serve as the setting for much of McKinney’s new residential construction. McKinney’s historic downtown square features fine and casual dining, a variety of shopping and the arts. The residential area surrounding the square dates back to the 1840s.
McKinney was also voted the No. 1 best city to live in America by MONEY magazine. McKinney ISD is located in Collin County, and primarily serves students in the city of McKinney. MISD also parts of the city of New Hope, Allen, Fairview, Princeton, and Lowry Crossing..
Things to Do and places to visit :
Main Street :
A quaint, small-town atmosphere on Main from the restaurant and cafe seating that spills out onto the sidewalk to the proud mounted police that patrol the street. Many of the buildings on Main Street are historic, some as old as 165 years, and numerous volunteers work together to make sure there’s always something fun going on, like dances during Oktoberfest or art festivals in spring . The stores on Main Street are one-off and independent, be they antiques shops, galleries or boutiques.
Chestnut Square Historic Park :
Chestnut Square Historic Village is a compact village of seven historic structures built 1853 to 1918, some listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Victorian and Greek Revival-style houses, chapel and country store reflect historical changes in architecture, decorative art and social style.
Franconia Brewing Company:
With a brewing Heritage that dates back to 1800, Franconia Brewing Company is more than just a local brewery, it is the essence of true Bavarian brews. Continuing the rich tradition of their family naturally brewing authentic German Style Bier using the purest ingredients is carried on at Franconia Brewing Company in the heart of McKinney, Texas. Address: 495 McKinney Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75071 . Phone 972 542.0705