Denton

is a principal city in the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Denton County. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 113,383,[5] making it the 27th most populous city in Texas and the 11th-largest city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

A Texas land grant led to the formation of Denton County in 1846, and the city was incorporated in 1866. Both were named after pioneer and Texas militia captain John B. Denton. The arrival of a railroad line in the city in 1881 spurred population, and the establishment of the University of North Texas in 1890 and Texas Woman's University in 1901 distinguished the city from neighboring regions. After the construction of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport finished in 1974, the city saw more rapid growth; as of 2011, Denton was the seventh fastest-growing city with a population over 100,000 in the country.

Located on the north end of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex in North Texas on Interstate 35, Denton is known for its active music life; the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo, Denton Arts and Jazz Festival, and 35 Denton Music Festival attract over 300,000 people to the city each year. The city experiences hot, humid summers and relatively few extreme weather events. Its diverse citizenry is represented by a nonpartisan city council, and numerous county and state departments have offices in the city. With over 45,000 students enrolled at the two universities located within its city limits, Denton is often characterized as a college town. As a result of the universities' growth, educational services play a large role in the city's economy. Residents are served by the Denton County Transportation Authority, which provides commuter rail and bus service to the area.

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$299,200
Denton, TX
3
beds
2.1
baths
Listing courtesy of Rahna Raney
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
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$285,000
Denton, TX
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Dawn Martin
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
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$229,000
Denton, TX
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Jose Bosquez
RE/MAX Legacy
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$155,000
Denton, TX
3
beds
2.1
baths
Listing courtesy of Kimberly Elmer
Davidson Lane Real Estate Grp
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$325,000
Denton, TX
4
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of Missy Phipps
Keller Williams Realty-FM
Updated Jul 21, 2019 7:05:pm. Based on information from the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. This information is provided for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
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