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Denton, Kentucky

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The location of Denton

Welcome to Denton ...

Denton is located in Carter County.

The location of Denton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Denton is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Denton lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Denton: 41132<3>

Communities near Denton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Denton and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ashland   [Map]   20,669   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Catlettsburg   [Map]   1,778   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   7,177   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grayson   [Map]   3,999   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Louisa   [Map]   2,412   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Olive Hill   [Map]   1,577   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Denton.

Communities Also Named Denton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Denton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Kansas, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Denton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Denton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Denton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Denton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kentucky

About Carter County

About Kentucky

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 Kentucky:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Denton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (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).

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<4>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 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 Denton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Denton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2648, Longitude: -82.8624     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Denton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Denton.

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