McKinney is a picturesque city with a small-town feel located only about 30 miles north of Downtown Dallas. The city calls itself “Unique by Nature”, and the vibrant business community, scenic historic downtown, and lush greenbelts certainly support that claim. There is a variety of housing available within the city, from new construction homes to historic homes surrounding the downtown square dating back to the mid-1800s. Residents enjoy spending outdoor time at the numerous golf courses, lakes, parks, and trails. The downtown square brings visitors from near and far to enjoy the wide variety of eateries and unique shops. The city’s residents work together to make it a great place to living, giving McKinney a wonderful sense of community, and earning it numerous awards as one of the best places to live in America.