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Plano History Government Office

History of Plano Texas


Plano History Government Office


1520 Avenue K
Plano Texas 75074
United States



Plano, Texas is a vibrant city with a rich past and vibrant culture. Plano's history dates back to 1840s and has played a significant role in Texas' growth and development. Plano is an exciting place to live, work and explore, from its humble beginnings as a farming community, to its current status as one the fastest-growing cities of the country.


About Plano

Plano ( PLAY-noh) is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, where it is the largest city in Collin County. Plano is also one of the principal cities of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. With a population of 285,494 at the 2020 census, it is the ninth most-populous city in Texas, and, respectively, the 72nd most populous city in the United States. Plano's economy is a large part of Dallas' economy, home to many large companies such as Frito Lay, JCPenney, Pizza Hut, and other major distributors. Plano has also been named as both one of the fastest growing cities and one of the best places to live in the country.

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