Murphy has been recognized by local city magazine “D” as one of the top suburbs in the Dallas- Fort Worth area. Located halfway between Plano and Wylie in southern CollinCounty, Murphy is two miles from Southfork, the ranch made famous by the television show “ Dallas.” Murphy offers a small-town environment with "big city" convenience. Situated only 20 miles from downtown Dallas and 30 miles from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, this town is ideal for home buyers looking for the best of both worlds. In 2011, Murphy was rated No. 27 in America by MONEY magazine’s list of America's best small towns.