Denison, Texas

Denison: City in Texas, United States


Denison is a city located in the county of Grayson in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,682 and a population density of 373 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 25,792 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1871.

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Location of Denison on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Denison

Population : 25,792 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Grayson County
Postal code : 75020–75021
Phone Area Codes : 903
Area : 60.84 km2
Altitude : 728 feet / 222 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1872 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:54:31 (14th June 2024)
Density : 424 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.06% (2010-2020)
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Denison is located at 33°45'20"N 96°32'12"W (33.7556600, -96.5366600).

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The population of Denison increased by 12.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,682 - census
2011 22,697 0.07% estimation process
2012 22,758 0.27% estimation process
2013 22,837 0.35% estimation process
2014 22,921 0.37% estimation process
2015 23,131 0.91% estimation process
2016 23,593 1.96% estimation process
2017 24,409 3.34% estimation process
2018 25,081 2.68% estimation process
2019 25,529 1.75% estimation process
2020 25,792 1.02% estimation process

Denison zip code is 75020. County name: Grayson, County fips: 48181

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People born in Denison (30)

People born in Denison, including racing driver Joie Chitwood, commercial airline pilot, safety expert and accident investigator Chesley Sullenberger, actor from United States of America John Hillerman, .


  • Bill Anoatubby (Native American leader) he was born in 08/11/1945
  • Booker Ervin (American saxophonist) he was born in 31/10/1930
  • Mike Haynes (Player of American football) he was born in 01/07/1953
  • Clora Bryant (American musician) she was born in 30/05/1927
  • Donald MacDonald (American actor and director of the silent film era) he was born in 08/02/1886
  • Aaron Hunt (American football player) he was born in 19/06/1980
  • Fred Washington (American gridiron football player (1967-1990)) he was born in 11/07/1967
  • Gary E. Payne (American politician) he was born in 31/10/1944
  • Harold Wertz (American actor (1927-1999)) he was born in 03/08/1927
  • Jim Hightower (Texas author and liberal political activist) he was born in 11/01/1943
  • Lindon Crow (American football player (1933-2018)) he was born in 04/04/1933
  • Pete Spratt (American martial artist) he was born in 09/01/1971
  • Reggie Haynes (American football player) he was born in 15/09/1954
  • Reggie Hunt (Player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 14/10/1977
  • Robert Holt (American football player) he was born in 04/10/1959
  • Sam Covington (American baseball player) he was born in 18/11/1894
  • Scott Perry (American baseball player) he was born in 17/04/1891
  • Tex O'Reilly (American mercenary) he was born in 15/08/1880

Schools in Denison

College & universities near Denison, TX

Code Name City ZIP
225070 Grayson College Denison (TX) 75020-8299

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Denison, TX

Code Name Address Type
GLE Gainesville 605 East California Street RAIL
ADM Ardmore station 251 East Main St. RAIL
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL

Post offices near Denison

Post Office Name City ZIP
Denison Post Office Denison (TX) 75020

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Grayson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Grayson County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Sherman 45,136 A city in Grayson County, Texas.
Van Alstyne 4,633 City in Texas, USA
Whitesboro 4,149 City in Grayson County, Texas, United States
Howe 3,390 Town of the United States
Pottsboro 2,511 Town of the United States
Collinsville 1,983 Town in Texas
Gunter 1,748 City in Wood County, Texas, United States of America
Whitewright 1,733 Town in Grayson and Finn counties in Texas, United States
Bells 1,516 Town in Texas, United States
Southmayd 1,176 City in Grayson County, Texas, United States
Tioga 1,117 Town of the United States
Tom Bean 1,073 City in Grayson County, Texas, United States
Knollwood 503 Village in the United States
Sadler 383 City in Grayson County, Texas, United States
Dorchester 96 City in Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Denison distances to largest Texas cities