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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Murphy is approximately 2,500 (1998), 17708 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5071 (2010).
The amount of land area in Murphy is 9.832 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Murphy to Washington DC is 1212 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 198 miles. (as the crow flies)
Murphy is positioned 33.01 degrees north of the equator and 96.60 degrees west of the prime meridian.
just about 5 miles east of US 75 and 3.5miles east of SH 190. Murphy borders the cities of Richardson, Plano,Parker, Wylie and Sachse. South Fork ranch is about 2 miles north of cityhall.
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Murphy City Government Murphy City Hall
205 N. Murphy Road
Murphy, Texas 75094
Murphy has a Mayor/Council form of government. The mayor is Roy Bentle.
City Council members are:
Bob Russell (Mayor Pro-tem)
Council meetings are the first and third Thursday of each month.
City Secretary: Linda Marley
Fire Chief: Alan Palomba
Police Chief: Fred Garwacki
Public Works Director: Don Short
The Murphy Fire Department
For an emergency, dial 911
See this photo from the Fire Department:
Murphy Schools The city is served by two school systems: The Plano Independant SchoolDistrict and the Wylie Independant School District.
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