The historical background of Frisco Texas!

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Frisco, is a city situated in Collin and Denton counties in Texas. It is located roughly 25 minutes from both Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. It is part of Texas. The city is well-stationed on the course of growth in Dallas area. Along with great highways north-south and east-west.

The population in the city last June 1, 2014 was approximately 140,220. From 2000-2009, Frisco was the fastest-developing city in United States.The northern Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex suburban development tide in the late 1900’s reached the northern border of Plano and poured into Frisco, blazing rapid growth into the 2000s. Same with the other cities situated in the flourishing northern suburbs of Dallas, Frisco functions as a bedroom community for a number of professionals who work in the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex.

In 2003, The National Arbor Day Foundation selected Frisco as the “Tree City USA“. A 2007 Forbes research acknowledged Frisco as the seventh-fastest developing suburb in the United States. In 2011, Frisco was recorded by CNN as one of the “Best Places to Live” in the US. It also ranked 7th in Forbes list as “America’s 25 Best Places To Move”.[8]

HISTORY

During the time that the American pioneers occupied Dallas. Many of them, moved from place to place by using wagon trains along the old Shawnee Trail. This path was also utilized for cattle drives north from Austin. Later the path turned out to be Preston Trail, and eventually became Preston Road. It is one of the north-south roads in all of Texas. With all this occurrences, the neighborhood of Lebanon was established along this trail and allowed a U.S. post office in 1860.In about 1902 a line of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway was being constructed around the area. Along the rails, regular watering holes were needed for the steam engines. The existing settlement of Lebanon on the Preston Ridge and was really high in elevation, so the watering hole was put about four miles (6 km) to the west on lower ground. A community lived around this train stop. Inhabitants of Lebanon basically transferred their homes to the new community on logs.

The name given to the town originally was Emerson however it was denied by the U.S. Postal Service because it resembles the name of another town in Texas. Later in 1904, in honor of the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway on which the town was founded, the inhabitants selected the name Frisco City.

 


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