Tuesday, October 6, 2020 / by Breanna Thornton
Frisco, Texas, has been ranked as the number one fastest growing city in America multiple times. But what is the reason behind all the excitement? Here you will find some basic information about Frisco. You can learn about the city’s history, some interesting facts, and what being a resident might look like.
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1845: Texas is admitted into the United States of America.
1860: Many families came up the Preston Trail (known today as Preston Road) from Austin to migrate cattle into the markets. The settlers created a community called Lebanon.
1902: The St. Louis San Francisco Railway began to build through the town. The growth and prosperity in the community brought more settlers.
1904: The name “Frisco” was proposed to name the town in honor of the San Francisco Railway.
1990: Frisco’s location, leadership and quality of life brought a major influx of people. It was named the fastest growing city in the nation.
Today: As of 2018, the Frisco population was recorded around 180,000 residents.
Median house price: $335,900
74% of Frisco residents own their home instead of renting.
Average amount of time a home is on the market: 43 days
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Other Interesting Facts
Frisco is known as a shopping destination in the metroplex.
There are SIX major sports teams in the DFW area.
Frisco Independent School District is home to 42 elementary schools, 17 middle schools and 10 high schools.
Would you like to know any additional facts about Frisco? Let us know! We would be happy to help you learn more about the area and why it is such a great place to settle.
Facts from: Fair Texas Title, visitfrisco.com, quickenloans.com, friscoisd.org
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