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COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Collin County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker on US Hwy 75, 2.5 miles S McKinney)

    COLLIN COUNTY
    Formed from Fannin County.
    Created April 3, 1846. Organized July 13, 1846.
    Named in honor of Collin McKinney 1766-1861, land surveyor, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, member of Congress, Republic of Texas, member of the Texas Legislature.
    County seat, Buckner, 1846-1848
    McKinney, since.
    Collin County Courthouse
    Collin County Courthouse, McKinney, TX
    Collin County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Collin County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

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  • Collin County TX 1907 Postal Map
    Collin County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Collin County TX 1920s map
    Collin County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Collin County TX 1940s map
    Collin County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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