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Living and Thriving in Celina

Growing Planned Communities

Minutes from Tollway and Airports

Fastest Growing City in the Metroplex

"A" Rated School Districts

An Official Fiber Optic Gigabit City

Nestled in the heart of Texas, Celina is one of Texas's best-kept secrets.

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Live Here

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Among life’s big decisions, the choice of where to live ranks among the biggest. The residents of Celina, Texas stay connected due in part to the city’s family-friendly environment, their faith, and a strong sense of community.

 

Living in Celina means relying on the strength and comfort of committed police and fire departments, a pro-business city government and effective educators. Our communities are masterfully planned and offer prospective residents a variety of residential options.

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Work Here

Life is thriving here and its reputation is extending beyond city limits. As retail and commercial businesses are moving into Celina, expansion, and development are keeping a rapid pace throughout the city. But the growth is smart, because of its proven community-supported success. With a population of approximately 29,000 and growing, Celina opens its heart and home to whoever shared these same city ideals.

 

In 2019, Celina added 19 new businesses which is approximately 275 jobs. The Celina EDC has established relationships with local community lenders ready to help connect your ideas with capital and build your new business.

In 2020, Celina received official designation as a Gigabit City from the Office of the Governor Greg Abbott. This means that every residence and business within the city has access to a minimum of 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) up and down connectivity speed. Thanks to fiber optic lines, our open access network will have faster communication and internet speeds for consumers and commercial businesses alike. This fundamental aspect of infrastructure will help to educate youth, create jobs, promote public safety, improve citizens’ standards of living and deliver essential services. 

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Learn Here

The Texas Education Agency provides annual academic accountability ratings to public school districts, charters, and schools. These ratings, which range from A to F, are based on performance on state standardized tests, graduation rates, and post-education readiness outcomes.​ For multiple years in a row, the two school districts servicing Celina students - the Celina and Prosper Independent School Districts - have received A ratings.

Set on approximately 75 acres, the Collin College - Celina Campus provides greater access to higher education for northwestern Collin County.  The campus facilities include classrooms, computer labs, science labs, and a workforce lab. To support students, the campus amenities also feature a library, tutoring center, career center, testing center, bookstore, and more!

Starting in Fall 2021, the Celina Campus offers programs in Business Management, Construction Management, Health Science, and Information Technology. For more information visit collin.edu/campuses/celina.

Celina Newsletter

The July - August 2023 edition of Life Connected. Magazine is now available for viewing. In this issue, we get to know Mayor Ryan Tubbs, highlight some special moments from our May and June Council Meetings, take a trip down memory lane with a story on Celina's Heritage Magazine, and so much more!

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Celina Communities

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BLUEWOOD

Welcome home to Celina's most energetic residential community. Full of one of a kind amenities including miles of hike and bike paths, abundant green spaces and an on-site elementary school in acclaimed Celina ISD, Bluewood is a community without compromise.

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CELINA HILLS

Celina Hills offers tremendous amenities for our community residents, including a pool, shade structure, day beds, lounge ledge, pool deck, dedicated children's pool area, walking trails, detention ponds, and common areas. 

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CROSSWOOD CREEK ESTATES

Come relax at your retreat near the city!  The expansive, lushly landscaped entry welcomes you in to rolling terrain and walking trails.  Stroll casually on the trail around the pond viewing the lighted fountain!  Serenity abounds at these spacious 1+ acre lots.

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GREEN MEADOWS

The idea behind Green Meadows was simple: design a community that lets people live out their ideal fun, family lifestyle. We’ve carefully planned every aspect to make each day feel like a getaway. The end result is a community like no other. 

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LILYANA

Take the next step to an elevated way of life at Lilyana by Hillwood Communities. Luxury, tranquility and convenience come together just minutes from Frisco & Plano. Situated within the acclaimed Prosper ISD.

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OWNSBY FARMS

The Homestead at Ownsby Farms features approximately 372 single-family homes, a future site for multi-family townhomes, and future commercial and retail spaces. This master-planned community also features an amenity center, a swimming pool, biking and walking trails and plenty of green space.

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THE COLUMNS

One of Celina's newest master-planned communities. The community is located right off Dallas North Parkway and about one mile from Preston Road. Children will attend the top-rated Celina ISD.

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WILSON CREEK MEADOWS

Wilson Creek Meadows is a thoughtfully designed community with amenities for everyone. Walk the shady, tree-lined paths while admiring the gorgeous landscaping throughout the neighborhood. Kids will love the resort-style pool and playground. 

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BUFFALO RIDGE

Buffalo Ridge is a vibrant and welcoming community located in the heart of Celina, Texas. Known for its beautiful homes and family-friendly atmosphere, this neighborhood offers an exceptional quality of life for its residents.

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CHALK HILL

Tucked quietly in Celina, Texas, homes for sale at Chalk Hill bring people together to facilitate a healthy, lively, and active lifestyle. An incredible location and unbeatable amenities, living in the Chalk Hill community is easily the best decision you can make.

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EDGEWOOD CREEK

What would it be like to live in a community where neighbors know each other by their first name? A place to live and grow together. Edgewood Creek offers that quaint feel in the heart of Celina, Texas, known for its charm and neighborly pride.

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GREENWAY

The Greenway community is easily accessible to all that the Metroplex has to offer and boasts lower taxes than nearby communities. Greenway is one of a select few new home communities known for its low tax rates and affordable homes. 

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MUSTANG LAKES

Mustang Lakes is a master-planned community in Celina with the largest amenity center in North Texas, featuring a resort-style swimming pool with cabanas, indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and more.

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PARKS AT WILSON CREEK

Imagine a place where everything has been thoughtfully planned to let you take in the great outdoors. And where the design evokes a classic sense of taste and style. It’s easy to see why The Parks at Wilson Creek has such a natural appeal.

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THE COTTAGES

Celina's newest community with incredibly convenient access to Prosper and historic Downtown Celina, The Cottages of Celina, is a 50-acre neighborhood that is offering affordable charm. Enjoy the delicious restaurants in scenic Downtown Celina as you shop at the unique boutiques and retail.

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CAMBRIDGE CROSSING

Welcome to a community that brings the grace and beauty of another era to the modern age.  Here, the pastoral countryside is punctuated by English gardens, low stone walls, majestic gates.

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CREEKS OF LEGACY

Creeks of Legacy is a 370-acre master-planned residential development in Celina, TX, one of North Texas' fastest-growing cities. Residents can access in-demand onsite amenities, including a playground, two amenity centers with swimming pools, a basketball court, and more!

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GLEN CROSSING

Welcome home to small town charm at Glen Crossing in Celina. With easy access to the Dallas North Tollway, big city amenities are a short commute away, while plentiful neighborhood amenities are right at your doorstep.

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LIGHT FARMS

Light Farms is a modern take on North Texas living with a tight-knit community of neighbors, awesome amenities, and plenty of room to play. The 1,070 acres of Light Farms were previously owned and farmed by the Light family. 

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NORTH PRESTON LAKES

There’s something special about our neighborhoods. Individually, they are creative and unique spaces to live, with their own personality and distinctive features. Put them all together, and the collective community is even greater than the sum of its parts.

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SUTTON FIELDS

Sutton Fields is a beautiful master planned community located in the thriving city of Celina and within the top-rated Prosper school district. What a fantastic place to raise a family and call home. Plenty of wide walking paths around the neighborhood and a new community pool & playground.

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WELLSPRING ESTATES

Wellspring Estates offers houses for sale in Celina TX with a warm and family-friendly atmosphere. A family-friendly community in Prosper ISD with a neighborhood playground, pond, and walking trails with benches and a gazebo.

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