Plano is one of the largest city/suburbs of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with a population of over 250,000. Plano lies mostly within Collin County but includes a small portion that extends into Denton County. Plano is located approximately 20 miles north of downtown Dallas.
Although Plano is primarily a residential suburban area it’s also a hub for many corporate headquarters including JC Penney, Ericsson NA and Toyota NA. Plano was also considered to be the safest city in the nation by Forbes in 2011.
Plano also offers some of the latest shopping and entertainment areas including Shops at Legacy, Legacy West and Willow Park Mall.
Plano grew quickest in the 90’s which results in many well established, master-planned neighborhoods with mature trees and excellent schools.