Denton , Denton County, Texas

City in Texas, United States

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Denton is a city located in the county of Denton in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 113,383 and a population density of 460 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 141,541 inhabitants.

The city was created 155 years ago in 1865.

Denton has a total area of 95.09 square miles (246.27 km2).

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Denton, TX Quick Facts

Population : 141,541 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
County : Denton County
Postal code : 76201–76210
Phone Area Codes : 940
Area : 246.27 km2
Named for : John B. Denton
Altitude : 640 feet / 195 meters
Capital city : Denton is capital of Denton County
Establishment : January 01, 1866 (155 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 18:31:41 (17th April 2021)
Density : 575 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 19.89% (2010-2019)

The population of Denton increased by 19.89% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 113,383 census
2011 120,101 estimation process
2012 123,573 estimation process
2013 125,030 estimation process
2014 128,217 estimation process
2015 131,154 estimation process
2016 134,261 estimation process
2017 135,629 estimation process
2018 138,315 estimation process
2019 141,541 estimation process

Denton, TX zip code is 76201. County name: Denton, County fips: 48121

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People born in Denton, TX (73)

People born in Denton, TX, including composer and pianist Julia Smith, actress Ann Sheridan, admiral in the United States Navy Edward Walter Eberle, you can see a list of people who born in Denton, TX.

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Denton, TX

Code Name Address Type
GLE Gainesville 605 East California Street RAIL
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS

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Other cities in Denton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Denton County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lewisville 109,212 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Flower Mound 79,135 Town of Texas, United States
The Colony 44,438 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Corinth 22,099 City in Texas, United States
Plainview 20,143 City in Texas
Highland Village 16,668 City in Texas, United States
Trophy Club 12,451 Town of the United States
Roanoke 9,388 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Sanger 8,732 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Lake Dallas 8,063 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Oak Point 5,762 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
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