About Plano | Richardson
Plano is a principal city in the U.S. state of Texas, located mostly within Collin County, but with a small portion that extends into Denton County, twenty miles northeast of downtown Dallas.
Although Plano is named for the flat plains of the area, large trees abound in the city's many parks. One such tree, estimated to be over 500 years old, resides in Bob Woodruff park near Rowlett Creek on the city's east sidenThe two main Open Space Preserves, Bob Woodruff Park (321 acres) and nOak Point Park and Nature Preserve (801 acres), are connected by biking ntrails making the green space one large uninterrupted park space that isn larger than Central Park in New York City (840 acres). Total acreage ofn all spaces managed by the Parks department currently totals 3,830.81. nThe Plano Master Plan has the acreage growing to 4,092.63 when completen.
Richardson is a principal city in Dallas and Collin counties in the U.S. state of TexasAs of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 99,223. In 2014 the population was estimated to be 108,617. Richardson is an affluent inner suburb of Dallas and home of The University of Texas at Dallas and the Telecom Corridorn with a high concentration of telecommunications companies. More than n5,000 businesses have operations within Richardson's 28 square miles n(73 kmn2), including many of the world's largest telecommunications/networking companies: AT&T, Ericsson, Verizon, . Cisco Systems, Samsung, MetroPCS, Texas Instruments, Qorvo, and Fujitsu.Richardson is also the home to the BlueCross-BlueShield of Texas headquarters in the healthcare industry.