Denton County, Texas
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|Denton County, Texas|
The new Denton County Courts Building, built 1998
Location in the U.S. state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
|Founded||April 11, 1846|
|Named for||John B. Denton|
|• Total||953 sq mi (2,468 km2)|
|• Land||878 sq mi (2,274 km2)|
|• Water||75 sq mi (194 km2), 7.8%|
|• Density||952/sq mi (368/km2)|
|Congressional districts||24th, 26th|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
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.