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Facts About Plano

10 Interesting Facts About Plano

Facts About Plano

  • Plano is a city in Collin County and Denton County, Texas, United States.
  • Plano is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
  • Plano is the 9th largest city in Texas and the 71st largest in the United States.
  • European settlers came to the area near present-day Plano in the early 1840s.
  • Plano has a total area of 71.6 square miles/185.5 km2.
  • Plano is in the humid subtropical climate zone. The highest recorded temperature was 118 °F  in 1936. The lowest recorded temperature was -7 °F in 1930.
  • The estimated population of Plano is 287,064, as of 2019.
  • The annual Plano Balloon Festival and the Plano International Festival are two of the city’s premiere cultural and entertainment events.
  • Plano’s sister cities are Hsinchu, Taiwan & San Pedro Garza García, Mexico. Plano’s sister city also was Brampton, Canada, however, the relationship ended in 2018.
  • The Residents named the city Plano after the local terrain, unvaried and devoid of any threes, the name was accepted by the post office.
Facts About Plano
Facts About Plano