Denton, the county seat of Denton county, also nicknamed the "Golden Triangle", because it is situated 36 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth where I-35 E meets I 35 W. Denton is a Mainstreet city featuring a century-old limestone courthouse surrounded by a picturesque town-square with antique stores, unique restaurants, and historic buildings.
Activities in Denton include intercollegiate sports, golf, hunting, and water sports at nearby Lewisville Lake and Ray Roberts. In April, Denton hosts its annual "Denton Arts & Jazz Festival" featuring Denton's own, Brave Combo, and many other famous jazz, blues, and cross-cultural musicians from all over the country.
Denton is a major center for higher education in North Texas. It is home to The University of North Texas and Texas Women's University. UNT is one of Texas' largest universities, with more than 34,000 students, and TWU just posted record growth in '07 with over 12,000 students.
Denton is an eclectic blend of agriculture, industry, culture and history. It has something to offer everyone. Come and discover what Denton has to offer you!