Welcome to Princeton, Texas


population estimate 12,800

Welcome to Princeton in Collin County. Located on the north shore of Lake Lavon, Princeton offers a small town lifestyle surrounded by nature.

With easy access to major employers and shopping in McKinney, Frisco, and Plano, Princeton has become a popular target for planned residential, retail and commercial growth. Much of the city is new, with more development planned.


Princeton Independent School District is a rural school system covering 60 square miles, serving a number of communities in addition to Princeton.


Parks, Recreation, Shopping in Princeton, Texas

kids in park tug-of-war

Parks & Recreation

Princeton parks system has two community parks for special events, and miles of hike and bike trails.

Lake Lavon is great for fishing and water skiing. Sister Grove Park provides biking/hiking trials, wakeboard park, boat ramp, swim beach, marina, and an amphitheater on the water.

Organized sports leagues include T-ball, baseball, softball, soccer, football, cheerleading, basketball, and volleyball.


Princeton has basic area shopping for residents and the convenient location gives easy access to neighboring retail of every kind - from big box stores to unique art galleries, furniture stores, antique, gift shops and boutiques.

It’s only minutes away to the many shopping options of nearby McKinney, Frisco, Plano and Allen.


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Princeton Housing Market

Source: North Texas Real Estate Information System

Source: North Texas Real Estate Information System

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