Denton Davidson County, North Carolina

Denton: Town in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States


Denton is a town located in the county of Davidson in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,636 and a population density of 310 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,700 inhabitants.

The town was created 114 years ago in 1906.

Denton Quick Facts

Population : 1,700 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Davidson County
Postal code : 27239
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 5.29 km2
Altitude : 722 feet / 220 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1907 (114 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:04:53 (7th December 2021)
Density : 322 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.76% (2010-2020)
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Location of Denton on North Carolina map.
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Denton is located at 35°38'0"N 80°6'57"W (35.6334700, -80.1158800).

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The population of Denton increased by 3.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,636 - census
2011 1,636 0% estimation process
2012 1,637 0.06% estimation process
2013 1,637 0% estimation process
2014 1,633 -0.24% estimation process
2015 1,636 0.18% estimation process
2016 1,639 0.18% estimation process
2017 1,654 0.91% estimation process
2018 1,666 0.72% estimation process
2019 1,680 0.83% estimation process
2020 1,700 1.18% estimation process

Denton zip code is 27239. County name: Davidson, County fips: 37057

Denton, Finchs Cross Roads, Finchs Crossroads

Local Places in Denton

People born in Denton (7)

People born in Denton, including former NASCAR driver Bob Welborn, MLB shortstop Bobby Wilkins, journalist, editor, sportswriter, columnist Furman Bisher, you can see a list of people who born in Denton.

  • Hal Lanier (American baseball player and manager) he was born in 04/07/1942
  • Jerry Dockham (North Carolina politician) he was born in 22/03/1950
  • Max Lanier (American baseball player) he was born in 18/08/1915
  • Clint King (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 26/08/1995

Schools in Denton

College & universities near Denton, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199306 Pfeiffer University Misenheimer (NC) 28109-0960

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Denton, NC

Code Name Address Type
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS

Post offices near Denton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Denton Post Office Denton (NC) 27239

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Denton , Texas city in Texas, United States with a population of 147,515 people.
  • Denton , Michigan township in Roscommon County, Michigan with a population of 5,424 people.
  • Denton , Maryland town in Maryland, United States with a population of 4,538 people.
  • Denton , Georgia town in Jeff Davis County, Georgia, United States with a population of 250 people.
  • Denton , Montana town in Montana, United States with a population of 234 people.
  • Denton , Nebraska town in Nebraska, United States with a population of 207 people.
  • Denton , Kansas town in Kansas, United States with a population of 137 people.

Other cities in Davidson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Davidson County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Thomasville 26,713 City in and the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States
Lexington 19,141 City in and county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States
Midway 4,742 Incorporated town in Davidson County
Welcome 4,162 Census designated place
Wallburg 3,125 Human settlement in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Denton distances to largest North Carolina cities