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Welcome to Denton ...

The city of Denton is located in Jeff Davis County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Denton has a population of 249 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Denton.

Denton is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Denton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Denton is within the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Denton: 31532<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Denton had an population of 249 people. This is a decrease of 0.4% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Denton had a population of 250 people. This makes Denton the county's 2nd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Denton.

Communities Also Named Denton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Denton: This one is located in Jeff Davis County and the other is located in Coffee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 23 communities that are also named Denton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Idaho (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Denton.

Communities near Denton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Denton.

  • Douglas [Coffee County]
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    • Douglas [Coffee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Denton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,612 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<6>
  • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
    • Hazlehurst [Jeff Davis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Denton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<6>
  • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
    • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Denton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Alma [Bacon County]
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    • Alma [Bacon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Denton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,336 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nicholls [Coffee County]
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      • Nicholls [Coffee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Denton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,332 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholls<6>
    • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County]
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      • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Denton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,185 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallahassee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
    • Guysie [Bacon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guysie
      • Guysie [Bacon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Denton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guysie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guysie
    • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumber City Ferry
      • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Denton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City Ferry
    • Lumber City [Telfair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumber City
      • Lumber City [Telfair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Denton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumber City<6>
    • Broxton [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broxton
      • Broxton [Coffee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Denton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broxton<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Denton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Denton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Denton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Denton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Denton. See our Newspapers Page for Denton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Denton ...

Looking for more information about Denton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Denton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Denton.

Adding Denton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Denton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Denton was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Denton on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Jeff Davis County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Denton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Jeff Davis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Denton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Denton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Denton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Denton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Denton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Denton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DentonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Denton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7227, Longitude: -82.6976    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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