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Welcome to Denton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Denton has a population of 136,268 people<1> (see below for details).
Denton is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Denton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Denton: (940)
The ZIP codes for Denton: 76201-76210<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Denton had a population of 113,383 people (or 17.11% of the total population of Denton County). This makes Denton the county's most populous community.
The population of Denton represents 0.45% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 113,383 people, the population of Denton increased 40.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 80,537 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Denton had an population of 136,268 people. This is an increase of 20.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.2% 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.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
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 two Texas communities named Denton: This one is located in Denton County and the other is located in Callahan County.
Beyond Texas, 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, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Denton:
Websites for Denton ...
Official Website: www.cityofdenton.com/
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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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Denton: www.cityofdenton.com/
The official website for Denton County: www.co.denton.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019