McKinney: #1 Best Place to Live in America
McKinney is the 19th most populous city in Texas. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and is located a mere 36 miles north of Dallas. Money magazine ranked McKinney as the
"#1 Best Place" to live in America. McKinney has been featured in the top five since 2010. With excellent schools, beautiful natural parks and open spaces, affordable and diverse housing, plenty of jobs, and a vibrant downtown, McKinney has many reasons for often ranking high, and now highest, on the list. McKinney offers a wide variety of activities to enjoy in the community: historic, artistic, and nature-based attractions, a local art scene, which includes performance art, delicious dining, and a music-filled nightlife.