Denton County


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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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    She is a member of the Collin County and Denton County Bar Associations.
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    The Highlands at Trophy Club is located in the wooded rolling hills of southeast Denton County with a country club setting, the world's only Ben Hogan designed championship golf course, several planned public parks and amenities, award-winning schools in Northwest ISD, and a great social environment with incredible accessibility to major attractions in Dallas and Fort Worth.
    The district serves western-central Collin County and a portion of Denton County and is approximately 20 miles north of Dallas.