An unusual snow storm blanketed Collin County Texas on Christmas Day 2012
Do you have a question about living in Collin County (that's Allen, Anna,
Frisco, McKinney, Melissa, Celina, Prosper, Plano and Wylie)? We'll be building this page to answer your questions about wildlife and other things that
may be unique to living in Collin County, Texas.
The wildlife you'll find in your back yard include bobcats, coyotes, snakes, and many others. Read this article from the Heard Museum in McKinney
about the wildlife you'll find in your neighborhood. (Photo courtesy Heard Museum)
When you're searching for that extra-special location for your banquet, wedding, corporate event or meeting, you'll find it here. We've uncovered the
unique historical buildings, ranches, chapels and museums available to rent.
Did you ever wish you knew what the locals know about the history of the properties nearby? We'll share with you where the landfill, water treatment
plants, pipelines, and potentially contaminated properties are located.
You may be able to save hundreds of dollars annually by switching electric providers. While Oncor owns the power plants and the lines, many residents
may choose the retailer that provides the best plan for their usage--unless they belong to a coop.
How to hold a garage sale, what you'll need to know before you hold a garage sale or shop a sale, where to find garage sales and yard sales in
Collin County, when you'll find them, how to find them, and what an estate sale is...all here!
Demonstration gardens, children's learning gardens, gardening tips, free landscape and irrigation classes and resources are available throughout
Collin County and North Texas in Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Prosper.
New homes are popping up all over! Find out how a builder rates, where you can find your favorite builder, spec homes ready to move into, where to
build on your own lot, and where to see model homes today near the Five Billion Dollar Mile in Frisco, TX.
We'll tell you the things you need to know about living in Texas, such as there isn't any income tax! We include topics such as the Bible Belt,
blue laws, purple paint, football, property taxes, HOAs, and why we don't have basements.
Improve your chances of not picking up a food-borne illness for you or child. Check the inspection report before visiting a restaurant. Avoid the
restaurants operating at substandard levels, which will put you at risk.
If you found a snake in your pool or your back yard, don't panic. Use this page to find out who to call to remove or relocate the snake and
to compare the venomous and nonvenomous, or harmless, snakes.
Collin County Texas is located in the famed Tornado Alley. Learn where to hide out during a tornado, when a tornado is most likely, warning signs to
watch for, and how to create a safety plan for your family.
When you want to know where to vote in Collin County, what you need to take with you to vote, and how to research the candidates (even the judges for
the judicial elections!), we have the answers for you.