Plano, Texas, United States

Top employers | Headquarters of major corporations | Arts and culture | Historic sites

🇺🇸 Plano is a city in Collin County and Denton County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

Top employers According to the Plano Economic Development 2017 Leading Employers Report, Plano's top 10 employers were: 1 Capital One Finance; 2 DXC Technology; 3 Bank of America Home Loans; 4 Red Bee Media (fka Ericsson Broadcast and Media Services); 5 Toyota Motor North America, Inc.; 6 Frito-Lay; 7 J.C. Penney Company, Inc.; 8 NTT Data Services (fka Dell Services); 9 Texas Health Plano (fka Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano); 10 Medical City Plano (fka Medical Center of Plano).

About 80% of Plano's visitors are business travelers, due to its close proximity to Dallas and the many corporations headquartered in Plano. The city also has a convention centre owned and operated by the city. Plano has made a concerted effort to draw retail to its downtown area and the Legacy West in an effort to boost sales tax returns. It has two malls, The Shops at Willow Bend and The Shops at Legacy. Collin Creek Mall closed in 2019. There is an area that has apartments, shops, and restaurants constructed with the New Urbanism philosophy. An experimental luxury Walmart Supercenter is at Park Boulevard and the Dallas North Tollway.

Headquarters of major corporations Some of the country's largest and most recognised companies are headquartered in Plano. Legacy Drive in ZIP Code 75024, between Preston Road and Dallas North Tollway, has many corporate campuses. The following companies have corporate headquarters (Fortune 1000 headquarters) or major regional offices in Plano: • At Home • Beal Bank • Cookies by Design • Cinemark Theatres • Crossmark • Denbury Inc. • Diodes Incorporated • FedEx Office • Fogo de Chão • Frito-Lay • Hilti North America • Huawei Device USA • JCPenney • Main Event Entertainment • NTT Data Services • Pizza Hut • Rent-A-Center • Ribbon Communications • Robot Entertainment • Siemens Digital Industries Software • Toyota Motor North America • Tyler Technologies • Zoës Kitchen.

In 2014 Toyota Motor North America announced its U.S. headquarters will move from Torrance, California, to Plano. In 2015, Liberty Mutual announced its plans to build a new corporate campus just a few blocks east of Toyota's, bringing an estimated 5,000 jobs to the community. In January 2016, JP Morgan Chase and mortgage giant Fannie Mae announced they would move their regional operations to Plano, bringing a combined 7,000 new jobs to the community.

Arts and culture The Plano Public Library System (PPLS) consists of the W.O. Haggard, Jr. Library, the Maribelle M. Davis Library, the Gladys Harrington Library, the Christopher A. Parr Library, the L.E.R. Schimelpfenig Library, and the Municipal Reference Library. The Haggard Library houses the system's administrative offices. The Plano Symphony Orchestra is partially funded by the city, performing regularly at St. Andrew United Methodist Church and the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in nearby Richardson.

Historic sites • Plano Station, Texas Electric Railway (1908) • Heritage Farmstead Museum (1891).

Plano, Texas, United States 

Plano has a population of over 288,539 people. Plano also forms part of the wider Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex which has a population of over 7,573,136 people. Plano is the #385 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 1.8274 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores.

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Twin Towns, Sister Cities Plano has links with:

🇨🇦 Brampton, Canada, until 2018 🇰🇷 Gumi, South Korea 🇹🇼 Hsinchu, Taiwan 🇹🇼 Hsinhu, Taiwan 🇲🇽 San Pedro Garza García, Mexico
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Antipodal to Plano is: 83.305,-33.029

Locations Near: Plano -96.6954,33.0285

🇺🇸 Allen -96.675,33.1 d: 8.2  

🇺🇸 Richardson -96.729,32.955 d: 8.7  

🇺🇸 Garland -96.637,32.914 d: 13.8  

🇺🇸 Frisco -96.825,33.151 d: 18.2  

🇺🇸 Wylie -96.517,33.017 d: 16.7  

🇺🇸 McKinney -96.615,33.198 d: 20.3  

🇺🇸 Carrollton -96.89,32.961 d: 19.7  

🇺🇸 Rowlett -96.533,32.9 d: 20.8  

🇺🇸 Rockwall -96.459,32.931 d: 24.6  

🇺🇸 Mesquite -96.604,32.778 d: 29.2  

Antipodal to: Plano 83.305,-33.029

🇲🇺 Port Mathurin 63.417,-19.683 d: 17547.3  

🇲🇺 Mahébourg 57.7,-20.407 d: 17122.2  

🇲🇺 Centre de Flacq 57.718,-20.2 d: 17110.7  

🇲🇺 Curepipe 57.517,-20.317 d: 17100.8  

🇲🇺 Rivière du Rempart 57.633,-20.05 d: 17093.9  

🇲🇺 Goodlands 57.633,-20.033 d: 17092.9  

🇲🇺 Vacoas-Phoenix 57.493,-20.3 d: 17097.7  

🇲🇺 St Pierre 57.517,-20.217 d: 17094.5  

🇲🇺 Quatre Bornes 57.479,-20.266 d: 17094.3  

🇲🇺 Moka 57.496,-20.219 d: 17092.8  

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