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Celina

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Celina is a city in Collin and Denton counties, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census, Celina had a population of 6,028, up from 1,861 at the 2000 census.GeographyCelina is located at.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.7sqkm, of which 36.3sqkm is land and 0.4sqkm, or 1.10%, is water.Running north/south through the town is State Highway 289 (locally known as Preston Road). It starts near downtown Dallas and terminates near Sherman. Celina is located about equidistant between downtown Dallas and the Oklahoma border.Being mostly farm and ranch land, the terrain is largely open fields on flat-to-gently-rolling terrain. The ambient air temperature is typically 4 to 6 °F cooler than Dallas south.SportsThe Celina High School football team is one of the most successful programs in Texas, with a UIL-record eight state titles and a 68-game winning streak. The Bobcats were the subject of the documentary The Power, Passion and Glory. Celina won state football championships in 1974 (co-championship with Big Sandy High School, one of the all-time dominant teams), 1995, 1998–2001, 2005, and 2007. The Celina High School baseball team has been successful as well, making the playoffs many times and winning the state championship in 2002. In 2010, Kenny Chesney wrote a song called "The Boys of Fall". Part of the music video, having to do with high school football, shot scenes of Celina.
Celina is in Texas (TX). Use our United States day trip website to arrange your visit to Celina and any other destinations in United States that take your fancy.
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