Denton County, Texas
county in Texas, United States
Denton County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 662,614 people lived there. The county seat is Denton.
|Coordinates: 33°12′N 97°07′W / 33.2°N 97.12°W|
|Founded||April 11, 1846|
|Named for||John B. Denton|
|• Total||953 sq mi (2,470 km2)|
|• Land||878 sq mi (2,270 km2)|
|• Water||75 sq mi (190 km2) 7.8%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||952/sq mi (368/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|Congressional districts||24th, 26th|
The county was made in 1846. It was named after John B. Denton.
The county has a total area of 953 square miles.
These school districts are in Denton County:
- Denton (county seat)
- Highland Village
- Little Elm