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Welcome to Denton ...

The town of Denton is located in Fergus County<1>.

The location of Denton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Denton has a population of 233 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Denton is 3,590 feet [1,094 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Denton is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Denton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Denton: (406)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Denton had an population of 233 people. This is a decrease of 8.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Denton had a population of 255 people. This makes Denton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Denton represents 0.03% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 255 people, the population of Denton decreased 15.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 301 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), 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.

  • Stanford [Judith Basin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanford
    • Stanford [Judith Basin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Denton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanford<6>
  • Coffee Creek [Fergus County]
  • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrow Creek
    • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Denton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrow Creek
  • Danvers [Fergus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danvers
    • Danvers [Fergus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Denton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danvers
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moccasin [Judith Basin County]
    • Windham [Judith Basin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windham
      • Windham [Judith Basin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Denton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Hobson [Judith Basin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobson
      • Hobson [Judith Basin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the south of Denton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hobson<6>
    • Kendall [Fergus County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kendall
      • Kendall [Fergus County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Denton
    • Geraldine [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [Chouteau County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Denton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geraldine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<6>
    • Geyser [Judith Basin County]

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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Denton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Montana (1925).

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

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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 Fergus County: www.co.fergus.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Fergus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Denton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Denton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Denton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 47.3217, Longitude: -109.9489       In this case, the coordinates for Denton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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