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Burn Ban Lifted - August 16, 2018

Collin County has lifted the burn ban within Collin County.  Please stay tuned to weather condit... [more...]

Trash Pick Up on Fridays - August 02, 2018

Just a reminder residential trash will be picked up on Friday's by Sanitation Solutions. [more...]

New Trash Service - July 26, 2018

The City of Blue Ridge has a new trash company, Sanitation Solutions, effective 08/01/2018.  New... [more...]

Introducing 511DFW app - July 24, 2018

The North Central Texas Council of Governments would like to introduce the new 511DFW, a free tri... [more...]

Upcoming Road Construction - July 06, 2018

FYI:  At the July meeting City Council approved a Certificate of Obligation to reconstruct Ridge... [more...]

Notice about Free Monthly Dump Day - June 28, 2018

This is from the https://www.collincountytx.gov/…/Pages/trash_collection.aspx website Due to T... [more...]

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Demographics

Population:   862 people (2011 estimate)
Area:   3.2 sq. miles plus .5 miles of extraterritorial jurisdiction beyond the city limits
Location:   Northeast Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, approx. 48 miles from Dallas.
At the intersection of State Highway 78 and FM 981.

Blue Ridge is a small community of 862 people (2011 estimate) located at the intersection of State Highway 78 and Farm to Market Road 981 approximately 48 miles from Dallas, Texas. As a city of less than 1,000 inhabitants, Blue Ridge’s current extraterritorial jurisdiction spans a half mile from the city limits. According to the US Census Bureau, Blue Ridge has a total area of 3.2 square miles,. We are considered to be within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in the northeastern portion of Texas. Blue Ridge is one of 27 cities located in Collin County.

For more information on Blue Ridge Demographics and much more, you can see pages 29-36 of the Economic Development Strategic Plan, a report commissioned by Blue Ridge Type 4A Economic Development Corporation.