2003 Atlantic Avenue
Anna, TX 75409
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Anna is located on State Highway 5, Farm Road 455, and US-75 11 miles northeast of McKinney in north central Collin County. Although Collin McKinney settled within a few miles of the future townsite in 1846, John L. Greer, who arrived in 1867, is credited with building the first home and store in the new community.
The Houston and Texas Central Railway, at that time built between Dallas and Denison, passed through the area in 1873. By the time Anna was platted in 1883, it had a population of 20, two stores, a steam gristmill, and a Baptist church. A post office also opened in that year. By 1890 the town had a population of 100 to 200. Anna was incorporated in 1913, with John L. Greer as first mayor.
Local historian Chester A. Howell compiled a brief history of Anna for inclusion in a book that was given to those who attended the Anna school homecoming on October 19, 1985.
A one page “errata” to correct some minor errors was added in 1989. Mr. Howell’s history, A Town Named Anna (PDF), is one of the most authoritative and complete descriptions of the history of our community.
Sue Evelyn Rattan Elementary School
1221 S Ferguson Pkwy, Anna, TX 75409
Anna Middle School
1201 N Powell Pkwy, Anna, TX 75409
Anna High School
1107 W Rosamond Pkwy, Anna, TX 75409
Park Place, located in the heart of Anna, is the perfect combination of location, quality construction, personalization, and affordability.
A short drive will take you to many excellent local dining options including Salsa Tex Mex, Crow’s Country Cafe, and Joe’s Italian Bistro; not to mention beloved classics suck as Chick-Fil-A, Whataburger and Starbucks
Anna ISD serves the rapidly growing town of Anna, Texas, in northern Collin County. We are a 4A district, with enrollment at more than 3,900 students and climbing every year. Anna ISD is devoted to accommodating this growth by building new schools, expanding its facilities and continuing to hire quality teachers and staff.
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