McKinney: #1 Best Place to Live in America
McKinney is the 19th most populous city in Texas. It is a 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 5 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, 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 arts scene, which includes performance art, delicious dining, and music-filled nightlife.