Place:Denton, Texas, United States

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NameDenton
Alt namesDentonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.2°N 97.133°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1846 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Denton County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 662,614. The county seat is Denton. Part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex (and including small parts of both cities), it is one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States. The county seat is Denton. The county, which was named for John B. Denton, was established in 1846.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1846 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1854 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1876 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1877 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1903 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 641
1860 5,031
1870 7,251
1880 18,143
1890 21,289
1900 28,318
1910 31,258
1920 35,355
1930 32,822
1940 33,658
1950 41,365
1960 47,432
1970 75,633
1980 143,126
1990 273,525

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