Collin County, Texas

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Collin County, Texas
County
Collin County
Collin county tx courthouse.jpg
The Collin County Courthouse in McKinney
Flag of Collin County, Texas
Flag
Seal of Collin County, Texas
Seal
Map of Texas highlighting Collin County
Location in the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1846
Named for Collin McKinney
Seat McKinney
Largest city Plano
Area
 • Total 886 sq mi (2,295 km2)
 • Land 841 sq mi (2,178 km2)
 • Water 45 sq mi (117 km2), 5.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2017) 969,603
 • Density 1,153/sq mi (445/km2)
Congressional districts 3rd, 4th, 32nd
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5
Website www.co.collin.tx.us

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

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 886 square miles.

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