MARILEE, TEXAS. Marilee is on the Burlington-Northern Railroad and the Grayson county line, five miles north of Celina in far northwestern Collin County. The reported population of the community never exceeded fifty. From the early 1930s through the late 1940s it reported one business and a population of twenty, after which no further statistics were available.
Roy Franklin Hall and Helen Gibbard Hall, Collin County: Pioneering in North Texas (Quanah, Texas: Nortex, 1975).