Allen, Texas, is located in Collin County, Texas, approximately 15
miles north of Interstate 635 on US 75. To the north lies the City
of McKinney and the Town of Fairview; to the south and west, the
City of Plano; and to the east, the Towns of Lucas and Parker.
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Located in Collin County Texas, and home to more than 69,000
people, Allen in a thriving community with just the right blend of small town
charm and big city amenities. The town was founded in 1870 to be a stop on the
line for the Houston & Texas Railway. Like so many other cities and towns in
America, the railway played an intricate role in Allen's history.
With the railway, of course, came train robberies. Train robberies
were a huge part of the criminal element in the Wild West. It is
said that the first train robbery in Texas was held here, in Allen,
by a man named Sam Bass.
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real estate has become an excellent investment. With the city's
booming job market and a celebrated school district, Allen has taken
its place in the economic future of Texas. The Allen Independent
School District serves the public's educational needs with 13
elementary schools, three middle schools, one freshman center, one
alternate school and one high school.