Collin County, Texas

county in Texas, United States

Collin County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 782,341 people lived there. The county seat is McKinney.

Collin County
Collin County
The Collin County Courthouse in McKinney
The Collin County Courthouse in McKinney
Flag of Collin County
Flag
Official seal of Collin County
Seal
Map of Texas highlighting Collin County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°11′N 96°35′W / 33.18°N 96.58°W / 33.18; -96.58
Country United States
State Texas
Founded1846
Named forCollin McKinney
SeatMcKinney
Largest cityPlano
Area
 • Total886 sq mi (2,290 km2)
 • Land841 sq mi (2,180 km2)
 • Water45 sq mi (120 km2)  5.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
969,603
 • Density1,153/sq mi (445/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts3rd, 4th, 32nd
Websitewww.co.collin.tx.us

HistoryEdit

The county and the county seat are named after Collin McKinney.

GeographyEdit

The county has a total area of 886 square miles.

SchoolsEdit

These school districts are in Collin County:

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