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Founded:                      1848           
Incorporated:                1848           
City population:            ~120,000  

Important Historical Facts:

1841- First pioneer settlers came to Collin County.
1848- The county was named after Collin McKinney who was one of the first settlers.
1872- The first railroad was built in the county.
1878- First Fire Company was organized, which was equipped with a hose cart.
1889- City of McKinney gets electric lights
1910- Street cars come to McKinney  

Weather:
            Annual Average Temp- 65.7 Degrees Fahrenheit