million-dollar water sports complex, a
41-acre park equipped with jogging
trails, disc golf. and an amphitheater, as
well as multiple pocket parks. Stewart
Peninsula Golf Course and The Tribute
Golf Course are also here.
The city is part of the award-winning
Lewisville ISD, and there are are six
elementary schools, two middle schools,
and a high school within the community.
Residents enjoy the services of a
dynamic, progressive public library.
Population: 115, 165
School District: Denton, Argyle,
Aubrey, Krum, Pilot Point, Ponder
Chamber of Commerce:
Median Home Price: $142,000
Denton is one of the fastest growing
metropolitan areas in the country. Denton
calls itself the creative and intellectual
capital of North Texas – the city’s
competitive advantage rests primarily
in its academic institutions: the University
of North Texas and Texas Woman’s
University. The University of North Texas is
the largest university in the Metroplex.
And, although Texas Woman’s University
has welcomed male students for years, it
is the nation’s largest university primarily
Denton is strategically positioned within
the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, where
the eastern and western segments of I- 35
join 40 miles north of Fort Worth and
Dallas. Thanks to the I- 35 corridor, Denton
offers nonstop access to either Canada or
Mexico. Denton maintains a municipal
airport, which is a controlled field.
Alliance Airport and DFW International
Airport are in close proximity making
Denton able to benefit all types of
businesses, from national to international.
Government also has a significant
presence here with the FEMA Region VI
Headquarters and the Denton State
School. Major employers include the
international headquarters of Sally Beauty
Company, Victor Equipment, Jostens,
Peterbilt Motors Headquarters, Morrison
Milling and United Copper Industries.
Denton Community Hospital and Denton
Regional Medical Center provide all
levels of health care services; the newest
healthcare facility here is Presbyterian
Hospital of Denton.
The Golden Triangle Mall and Denton
Crossing, a 52-acre retail power center in
southern Denton, anchor Denton’s consumer
trade area and include more than 30
retail establishments and restaurants.
Denton is especially proud of its
downtown square. The historic courthouse
is often the backdrop for city festivals such
as the Arts Antiques and Autos
Extravaganza, Dog Days of Summer, and
the Holiday Lighting Festival.
A waterpark on N. Loop 288 in northeast
Denton features four giant water slides, a
600-foot tubing river, children’s play pool,
and outdoor amphitheater. The water
park is adjacent to a new natatorium with
two indoor pools. For racecar lovers,
almost one-half of NASCAR racing