Denton County

Denton County, Texas

1450 E McKinney
Denton, TX 76209
Phone: (940) 349-2012
Fax: (940) 349-2019

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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    Membership is open to individuals and their family members who live, work or attend school in Collin, Dallas, Grayson, Rockwall, Travis, Williamson counties and parts of Denton County. Texans also serves employees of various companies in the credit union's field of membership, including Texas Instruments, Raytheon and Ericsson.
    He was Co-Chair of the Coalition of Urban Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) and served on its Executive Committee; President, Texas Philosophical Society; Director, Fort Worth and Denton Chambers of Commerce; Vice Chairman, Denton County Business Leaders Council; President, Denton County United Way; Chairman, (Texas) Council of Public University Presidents and Chancellors; and Director, Association of Texas Colleges and Universities.
    During May and September 1987, one juvenile and three adult (carapace length = three males, 95-195 mm; one female, 183 mm) red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) were collected by hand from a stock pond off 1-3 5N in Denton, Denton County (n = 1; 33.233285[degrees]N, 97.065082[degrees]W), 19 km SE Granbury off county road 325 at Taylor Branch, Hood County (n = 1; 32.326918[degrees]N, 97.624780[degrees]W), and Georges Creek Ranch, 13 km SSW Cleburne off US 67, Johnson County (n = 2; 32.309478[degrees]N, 97.595115[degrees]N) and examined for acanthocephalans.