Parker is home to Southfork, the world’s most famous ranch. Internationally recognized for the filming location of the long-running television series “Dallas.” Southfork operates today as a tourist attraction and an event and conference center. It is located just 20 miles north of Downtown Dallas and is open daily, year ’round for tours, parties and special events.


Parker is served by the Allen Independent School Dstrict and the Plano Independent School District.

Area Colleges and Universities
University North Texas
Texas Women’s University
Grayson County College
Austin College
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Sherman East Texas State University
Commerce Grayson County College
Collin County Community College-Spring Creek Campus


Amon Carter Museum
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Palace of Wax, Grand Prairie
The Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Six Flags over Texas
The Kimbell Art Museum
Texas Motorplex, Ennis
Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie
Texas Motor Speedway
Texas Rangers Baseball Team
Dallas Cowboys
Bass Hall
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Zoo
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Symphony
Dallas Opera
Dallas Summer Musicals
Fort Worth Opera
The Dallas Historical Society

More Useful Links

Texas Online
Collin County
Collin County Appraisal District
Collin County Clerk

Medical Care

Baylor/Richardson Medical Center
Medical City of Dallas
North Texas Hospital for Children – Medical City of Dallas
North Central Medical Center in McKinney
Medical Center of Plano
Presbyterian Hospital of Plano


Comcast: 972-445-5555


TXU: 800-242-9113


TXU Gas: 800-460-3030


Verizon: 800-483-4400

Post Office

McKinney Post Office
550 N. Central Expwy & FM Road 545

Allen Post Office
306 West Boyd

Plano Post Office
1200 Jupiter Road

Driver’s License

DPS Office in McKinney
400 Powerhouse

DPS Office in Plano
2109 W. Parker Road, #224

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