Denton County , Texas

Denton County: County in Texas, United States

Denton County locator map
Location of Denton County on Texas map.

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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 887,207 inhabitants. Its county seat is Denton. The county was created 175 years ago in 1846.

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.

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Denton County Courts Building

The largest city of Denton County is Denton with a population of 141,541. Other cities include, Lewisville population 109,212, The Colony population 44,438, Little Elm population 38,341 and Corinth population 22,099. See all Denton County cities & populated places.

Weather

Denton County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

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Denton County map

Denton County Quick Facts

Population : 887,207 (2019)
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 : 08:24:32 (5th August 2021)
Density : 358 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 25.31% (2010-2019)
Weather : 92℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Denton County has 6 neighbours.

  • Denton

Demographics

The population of Denton County increased by 25.31% in 9 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

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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, you can see a list of people who born in Denton County.

Denton County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Denton 141,541 City in Texas, United States
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
Little Elm 38,341 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
Lantana 6,874
Oak Point 5,762 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Krum 5,018 City
Aubrey 4,895 City in Denton County, Texas, United States

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Texas 28,995,881 State in the southern United States
Harris County 4,713,325 County in Texas, United States
Dallas County 2,635,516 County in Texas, United States
Houston 2,320,268 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Tarrant County 2,102,515 County in Texas, United States
Bexar County 2,003,554 County in Texas, United States
San Antonio 1,547,253 Second-most populous city in Texas, United States of America
Dallas 1,343,573 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Travis County 1,273,954 County in Texas, United States
Collin County 1,034,730 County in Texas, United States
Austin 978,908 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Montopolis 912,791 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Fort Worth 909,585 City in Texas, USA
Hidalgo County 868,707 County in New Mexico, United States
El Paso County 839,238 County in Texas, United States
Fort Bend County 811,688 County in Texas, United States

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