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Denton, Texas
City
City of Denton
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Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square
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Nicknames: 
Little D, Redbud Capital of Texas, City of the Star
A map showing the state of Texas divided into counties. Denton County is located in north-eastern Texas, two counties south of the Oklahoma–Texas border.
Location of Denton in Denton County, Texas
Denton, Texas is located in Texas
Denton, Texas
Denton, Texas
Location of Denton in Denton County, Texas
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Denton, Texas is located in the United States
Denton, Texas
Denton, Texas
Denton, Texas (the United States)
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Coordinates: 33°12′59″N 97°7′45″W / 33.21639°N 97.12917°W / 33.21639; -97.12917Coordinates: 33°12′59″N 97°7′45″W / 33.21639°N 97.12917°W / 33.21639; -97.12917
Country United States
State Texas
County Denton
Incorporated 1866
Government
 • Type Council–manager
 • City Council[3] Mayor Chris Watts
Mayor Pro Tem Gerard Hudspeth
Keely Briggs
Jesse Davis
John Ryan
Paul Meltzer
Deb Armintor[1]
 • City Manager Todd Hileman
 • City Attorney Aaron Leal[2]
Area
 • Total 89.316 sq mi (231.33 km2)
 • Land 87.952 sq mi (227.79 km2)
 • Water 1.364 sq mi (3.53 km2)  1.527[4]%
Elevation
642 ft (195 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 113,383 (US: 200th)
 • Density 1,289.1/sq mi (497.7/km2)
 • Demonym
Dentonite
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
Zip Codes
76201–76210
Area code(s) 940, 817[5]
FIPS code 48-19972[6]
GNIS feature ID 1334260[6]
Website City of Denton