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The county was named for John Bunyan Denton, Methodist preacher

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The county is in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 530,597. This was an increase of  22.55% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$58,216
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Denton County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Denton County was $31,603. This was an increase of 20.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 102% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Denton

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16% of Denton County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Denton County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Denton County include Akain Cemetery, Argyle Cemetery, Bridges Cemetery, Cemetery Hill, Chinn Cemetery, Davis Cemetery, Duck Creek Cemetery, Elizabethtown Cemetery, Flower Mound Cemetery, Gregory Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Denton County include Argyle, Aubrey, Bartonville, Carrollton, Copper Canyon, Corinth, Corral City, Denton, Dish, Double Oak ... View communities

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Colleges in Denton County include Texas Woman's University, University of North Texas ... View colleges

School districts in Denton County include Argyle ISD, Aubrey ISD, Denton ISD, Krum ISD, Lake Dallas ISD, Lewisville ISD, Little Elm ISD, Northwest ISD, Pilot Point ISD, Ponder ISD ... View school districts

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Libraries in Denton County include Aubrey Area Library, Betty Foster Public Library, Carrollton Public Library at Hebron & Josey, Carrollton Public Library at Josey Ranch Lake, Colony Public Library, Denton Public Library North Branch, Denton Public Library South Branch, Emily Fowler Denton Central Library, Flower Mound Public Library, Justin Community Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Denton County include Alliance News, Argyle Messenger, Carrollton Leader, Colony Courier-Leader, Denton Record-Chronicle, Flower Mound Leader, Flower Mound Messenger, Lewisville Leader, Little Elm Journal, Pilot Point Post-Signal ... View newspapers

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Denton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Denton County political report.

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Hotels in Denton County include Best Value Inn Dallas North, Best Western, Best Western Inn & Suites, Comfort Suites, Comfort Suites Lewisville, Comfort Suites Near Stone Briar Mall, Comfort Suites Roanoke, Country Inn & Suites Lewisville, Courtyard Dallas Lewisville, Days Inn ... More hotels

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