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|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.