Perhaps best known for its school system,
Plano Independent School District has
received national recognition for its system
of 71 schools and more than 54,000
students. As for recreation, there’s no
shortage of playtime in Plano!
The city offers municipal golf, tennis, swimming, bowling and team sports. Area lakes
are within easy driving distance for fishing
and boating, and Willow Bend Polo and
Hunt Club, Plano Municipal Golf Course
and Chase Oaks offer outstanding public
With it lush landscapes, flourishing
housing market, and an award-winning school system, Wylie attracts both
residents and businesses looking for a
small-town environment that also has
easy access to big city amenities.
Located in Collin County and just 24 miles
from downtown Dallas, Wylie is easily
accessible via Highway 78 and Highway
190 (President George Bush Turnpike). It’s
also one of the fastest growing communities in the state with a staggering 192. 5
percent population increase since 2000.
Wylie is making the transition from a
bedroom to a more balanced community,
combining quality residential living with
a healthy business climate. Wylie’s indus-trial/business corridor, created through
the Wylie Economic Development Cooperation, is home to more than 800,000
square feet of facilities and an unemployment rate of 5.5%. Wylie is one of only
six Texas cities to receive an ISO 1 rating
for its fire department and water delivery.
Wylie also has one of the lowest crime
rates in Collin County, and one of the
lowest in Texas.
A school district with Recognized and
Exemplary schools, plus plenty of outdoor
amenities at nearby Lake Lavon have
made Wylie a popular residential choice.
The 38,000-acre Lake Lavon features
several parks, picnic sites, boat ramps,
beaches, and camping sites. The City has
also preserved its historic downtown as
a specialty and cultural area, which has
attracted a variety of unique retail and