Denton County , Texas

Denton County: County in Texas, United States

About

Denton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 662,614 and a population density of 267 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 919,324 inhabitants. Its county seat is Denton. The county was created 176 years ago in 1846.

Denton County Quick Facts

Population : 919,324 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 2481 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.8%
Land as percent of area : 92.2%
Named for : John B. Denton
Altitude : 682 feet / 208 meters
Capital : Denton
Establishment : April 04, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 22:33:47 (21st May 2022)
Density : 371 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 27.92% (2010-2020)
Denton County locator map
Location of Denton County on Texas map.
Denton County Courts Building image
Denton County Courts Building
Denton County Courts Building image

Geography

Denton County is located at 33°12'19"N 97°7'1"W (33.2052600, -97.1169700). It has 6 neighbors: Collin County, Cooke County, Dallas County, Grayson County, Tarrant County and Wise County.

Denton County map

The largest city of Denton County is Denton with a population of 147,515. Other cities include, Lewisville population 112,232, The Colony population 45,498, Little Elm population 38,341 and Corinth population 22,365. See all Denton County cities & populated places.

Denton County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Denton County.

City Name Population Title
Denton 147,515 City in Texas, United States
Lewisville 112,232 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Flower Mound 81,482 Town of Texas, United States
The Colony 45,498 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Little Elm 38,341 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Corinth 22,365 City in Texas, United States
Plainview 19,670 City in Texas
Highland Village 16,885 City in Texas, United States
Trophy Club 12,636 Town of the United States
Roanoke 9,753 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Sanger 9,133 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Lake Dallas 8,124 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Oak Point 6,820 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Aubrey 6,433 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Krum 5,412 City
Justin 4,718 City in the United States

Denton County has 6 neighbours.

  • Denton

Demographics

The population of Denton County increased by 27.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 662,614 - census
2011 685,740 3.37% estimation process
2012 707,892 3.13% estimation process
2013 728,624 2.85% estimation process
2014 753,188 3.26% estimation process
2015 779,584 3.39% estimation process
2016 808,212 3.54% estimation process
2017 835,364 3.25% estimation process
2018 858,741 2.72% estimation process
2019 887,207 3.21% estimation process
2020 919,324 3.49% estimation process

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People born in Denton County (3)

People born in Denton County, including model Shirley Cothran, industrialist and philanthropist Hugh Roy Cullen, rancher Thomas Lloyd Burnett, .

List

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