Denton County, Texas

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Denton County, Texas
County
Denton County
Denton County Courts Building.jpg
The new Denton County Courts Building, built 1998
Map of Texas highlighting Denton County
Location in the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded April 11, 1846
Named for John B. Denton
Seat Denton
Largest city Denton
Area
 • Total 953 sq mi (2,468 km2)
 • Land 878 sq mi (2,274 km2)
 • Water 75 sq mi (194 km2), 7.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2017) 836,210
 • Density 952/sq mi (368/km2)
Congressional districts 24th, 26th
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5
Website www.co.denton.tx.us

Denton County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 662,614 people lived there. The county seat is Denton.

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1846. It was named after John B. Denton.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 953 square miles.

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