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Welcome to Denton ...

The village of Denton is located in Lancaster County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Denton has a population of 205 people<1> (see below for details).

Denton is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Denton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Denton: (402) and (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Denton: 68339<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Denton had a population of 190 people. This makes Denton the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Denton represents 0.01% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 345th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 190 people, the population of Denton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 189 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Denton had an population of 205 people. This is an increase of 7.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Denton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lincoln   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Denton

Seward   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Denton

Located in Seward County

Crete   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Denton

Located in Saline County

Hickman   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Denton

Milford   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Denton

Located in Seward County

Wilber   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Denton

Located in Saline County

Bennet   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Denton

Firth   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Denton

Dorchester   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Denton

Located in Saline County

Cortland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Denton

Located in Gage County

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, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

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.

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.

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About Lancaster County

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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 Lancaster County: www.lancaster.ne.gov/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<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 village (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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (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: 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: 40.7393, Longitude: -96.8455     [Map].

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