Denton County

Denton County, Texas

1450 E McKinney
Denton, TX 76209
Phone: (940) 349-2012
Fax: (940) 349-2019
www.co.denton.tx.us

In north-central TX, north of Fort Worth; organized Apr 11, 1846 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For John B. Denton (1806-41), an officer killed by Indians

Area (sq mi):: 957.88 (land 888.54; water 69.34) Population per square mile: 624.20
Population 2005: 554,642 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 28.10%; 1990-2000 58.30% Population 2000: 432,976 (White 76.00%; Black or African American 5.90%; Hispanic or Latino 12.20%; Asian 4.00%; Other 8.50%). Foreign born: 9.40%. Median age: 31.00
Income 2000: per capita $26,895; median household $58,216; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,059-$31,841
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 28.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Denton County seat (98,288)
  • Lewisville (89,142)
  • Flower Mound (62,209)
  • Corinth (17,212)
  • Little Elm (14,884)
  • Highland Village (14,589)

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    Denton County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, in whole or in part, to waive any informality in any bid, and to accept the bid(s) which, in its discretion, is in the best interest of Denton County.
    Officer Christopher Hankins was wearing a Dallas Police Department windbreaker and was carrying his police ID card and service weapon when he entered a Denton County Walmart.
    Frank Phillips spent last Wednesday staring down 600 boxes of election materials - voted ballots, blank ballots, precinct records - sitting in a warehouse run by Denton County.
    Fykes has joined Guaranty as Denton market president after having served the financial needs of Denton County residents and businesses since 2001 at another local financial institution.
    Dench has an extensive background on projects throughout the region, including serving most recently as engineer-in-charge for the ongoing development within the 2,500 acre master-planned Castle Hills community in Denton County, and as district engineer for the Denton County Freshwater Supply District 1-A.
    Finally, Denton County (population 770,509) reports WNV incidence of 18.
    Tull is active in the Greater Denton Wise County Association of Realtors, the United Way of Denton County, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the American Cancer Society.
    com)-- Lloyd Law Firm now serves the Denton County of Texas.
    Court records further indicated that she pled guilty to a felony charge of engaging in organized crime, and was sentenced to one year of confinement in the Denton County jail.
    This heating and air conditioning company began in 1989 and serves customers on the Eastern side of Denton County, Texas.
    US provider of IP communications and data centre solutions INX Inc (Nasdaq:INXI) announced yesterday that it has completed a virtualisation migration project from Denton County, a local authority in Texas in the US.
    In 1999 Denton County Judge Darlene Whitten sentenced 13-year-old Christopher Beamon to a week in a "juvenile facility.