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Welcome to Denton County ...

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

The community of Denton is the Seat for Denton County.

Denton County was founded in 1846 and was created by taking area from Fannin County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Denton had a population of 888,765 people. This is an increase of 34.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 662,614 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Denton represented 2.64% of the total population of Texas.

Below are some of the communities located in Denton County:

  • Argyle
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Argyle is located in Denton County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,619 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle <3>
  • Aubrey
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
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    • Aubrey is located in Denton County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,433 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aubrey <3>
  • Bartonville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bartonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bartonville is located in Denton County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,845 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartonville <3>
  • Copper Canyon
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Copper Canyon is located in Denton County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,533 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Copper Canyon <3>
  • Corinth
    (Less than 2 miles to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corinth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Corinth is located in Denton County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,365 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth <3>
  • Corral City
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corral City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Corral City is located in Denton County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52 people
  • Cross Roads
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • DISH
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DISH
    • DISH is located in Denton County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
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    • Denton
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
      • Denton is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 147,515 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton <3>
    • Double Oak
      (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Double Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Double Oak is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,101 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Double Oak <3>
    • Flower Mound
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flower Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flower Mound
      • Flower Mound is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,482 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flower Mound <3>
    • Hackberry
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hackberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Hackberry is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,094 people
    • Haslet
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haslet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Haslet is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,137 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haslet <3>
    • Hickory Creek
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
      • Hickory Creek is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,999 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Creek <3>
    • Highland Village
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Highland Village is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,885 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Village <3>
    • Justin
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Justin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Justin is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,718 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Justin <3>
    • Krugerville
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
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      • Krugerville is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,871 people
    • Krum
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krum
      • Krum is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,412 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Krum <3>
    • Lake Dallas
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Dallas
      • Lake Dallas is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,124 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Dallas <3>
    • Lakewood Village
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Lakewood Village is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,002 people
    • Lincoln Park
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
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      • Lincoln Park is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
    • Little Elm
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Little Elm is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,625 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Elm <3>
    • Northlake
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northlake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northlake
      • Northlake is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,354 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northlake <3>
    • Oak Point
      (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Point
      • Oak Point is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,820 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Point <3>
    • Pilot Point
      (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Ponder
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponder
      • Ponder is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,415 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ponder <3>
    • Providence Village
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence Village
      • Providence Village is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,564 people
    • Roanoke
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
      • Roanoke is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,753 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke <3>
    • Sanger
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanger
      • Sanger is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,133 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanger <3>
    • Shady Shores
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Shores
      • Shady Shores is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,958 people
    • Southlake
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • The Colony
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Colony
      • The Colony is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,498 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Colony <3>
    • Trophy Club
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trophy Club have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trophy Club
      • Trophy Club is located in Denton County (TX)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,636 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trophy Club <3>
    • Westlake
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)

Websites of Interest ...

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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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