Rich in history and rife with Western style, the city of Denton, Texas is located off I-35 about 40 miles south of the Oklahoma border. Denton, a college town, is home to the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University. It is just minutes from the bass-fishing hotspot, Lake Lewisville.
As you search for apartments in Denton, know that you’re in good company – Denton is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, along with the rest of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Denton has a commuter rail station on DCTA’s A-train, which takes riders to Lewisville and Carrollton.
Denton is home to the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo, which attracts visitors from all over Texas and beyond. Denton also hosts the annual Denton Arts & Jazz Festival. Although it is often referred to as Horse Country, Denton’s cultural activities have caught national attention — it was named America’s “Best Music Scene” by Paste magazine in 2008. It also made Money magazine’s list as one of the best places to live in the country.
Denton Square is the historic center of Denton and is a terrific place for shopping and dining. At the heart of the square you’ll find Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square, the historic courthouse built in 1896. The courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and contains a museum. It is also the gravesite of the city’s founder, John B. Denton.
Businesses located in Denton include Peterbilt, a truck manufacturer, and Jostens, a jewelry producer. With great shopping, restaurants, historic sites, and easy access to nearby cities, you’ll enjoy living in your new Denton apartment.