New Buc-ee's location now open in Melissa

The newest Buc-ee’s location in Texas opened Monday morning in Melissa.

The popular convenience store/travel center officially opened at 6 a.m. and is located in the 1500 block of Central Expressway in Melissa and is more than 50,000 square feet.

It’s the 36th location of the chain, known for its Beaver Nuggets, large number of restrooms that are regularly cleaned and numerous gas pumps. The Melissa location has nearly 100 pumps.

Buc-ee’s has opened several locations in North Texas in the past few years, including Fort Worth and Denton.

The first Buc-ee’s opened in the Houston area in 1982.