History of Frisco Texas

No river stands without an origin, likewise, places do have one or more things that birthed it.

History is a baseline information about something that reveals how, what and when such thing originated, ushered with tales about how it metamorphosis to date.

Frisco, TX, just like other places around the world has its own tales. Frisco is located in Northeast Texas and north of Dallas, situated latitude 33.155373 and longitude -96.818733 on the Globe was founded in the year 1902.

The city developed as a linear settlement, growing around a railway stop track now called Preston Street which constructed by a Texas Railway Company, St. Louis, San Francisco.

The city was named Frisco city in honor of the railway company. Although, prior to that time, the city was earlier titled Emerson after Francis Emerson, a McKinney banker who owned a farm site bless with masses of water where the city dwells. It was then named after him because he promised to site a national bank in the town which  he later did not.

The name Emerson was reject by the U.S Postal Service as being close to another city called Emberson.

Frisco continued to remain an agricultural land for farmers for decades, boosting retail and shipping of cotton gins and grain and served as an abode for Farmers Co-operative Gin Association.

Later, a city with a population below 1000 was serviced by Reinbert Electric Company in 1913, and the electric company was later overthrown by the Texas Power and Light in 1924.

The city continued with steady growth having an approximated population of 1,184 in 1960 until the population spurted up to 3,499 in 1980 due to Dallas, Fort Worth and Plano growth, progression in its farm produce which includes gains, cotton and dairy products. Since Frisco was close to Dallas, the establishment of an aeronautical production plants in Dallas-Fort Worth also aided the population rise.

The year 1990 saw the encroachment of the city into Denton County, and it inhabited 6141 persons.

Present Frisco
A city formally accompanied by different farm produce with far land has been stirred up with more people, houses, schools, stadium, park and businesses among others.

According to the 2010 census, the city is said to occupy 116, 989 people, and it has an estimated population size of 173,884. The city was rated the fastest growing city in the United States between the year 2000 to 2009.

Although railway continues to be an integral feature in the city, but Frisco now has great roads for passage of automobile and trucks to convey people within and beyond. The city, county and state agencies are also determined to improve transportation within the city by constructing highways and good roads.

Frisco still maintains its water abundancy with water still featuring the major factors that influence growth in the city. The onetime well water today pivots a contract signed with North Texas Municipal Water District, which yields of about 29 million gallons of water a day.