Important Historical Facts:
1841- First pioneer settlers came to Collin
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
Annual Average Temp- 65.7 Degrees Fahrenheit