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Denton is located in northern Texas, north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. As of the 2010 census, the population was 113,383 residents. As of 2011, Denton was the seventh-fastest growing city with a population over 100,000 in the United States. The city of Denton is home to the University of North Texas and the Texas Womans University. Of the things that the city is known for, music probably tops the list. The Denton Arts and Jazz Festival attracts more than 300,000 visitors each year. As a college town, the local music scene is largely supported by students, and the music venues have the "college town" atmosphere. Denton's local music scene has been featured in articles in the Dallas Observer, Pop Matters, The Guardian, The New York Times and Paste Magazine. The city held its' first annual North by 35 Music Festival (now called 35 Denton) in March 2009. Denton is also home to several other special events, as well. They include the North Texas Fair and Rodeo, the Denton Air Show, the Annual Redbud Festival, the Thin Line Documentary Film Fest, and the Festival on the Square. The Denton Square is the cultural and political hub of the city, and includes the historic Courthouse which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The square is also the site of the annual Denton Holiday Lighting Festival. The city of Denton is a vibrant city, full of things to do, whether you're coming for a special weekend getaway or a longer stay.

Surrounding areas: Lewisville Lake, Texas (9.4 mi), Pilot Point, Texas (16.0 mi), Southlake, Texas (18.9 mi), Valley View, Texas (19.0 mi), Grapevine, Texas (19.6 mi), McKinney, Texas (28.6 mi), Eagle Mountain Lake, Texas (29.5 mi)

Denton Vacation Rentals

Denton Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Inn And Suites2910 w Universuty DrDenton, TX (940) 591-7726
Comfort Suites1100 I-35 EDenton, TX (940) 898-8510
Days Inn Denton601 I-35 EDenton, TX (940) 566-1990
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott2900 W University DrDenton, TX (940) 384-1700
Hampton Inn & Suites1513 Ctr Place DrDenton, TX (940) 891-4900
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites1434 Ctr Place DrDenton, TX (940) 383-4100
La Quinta Inn #542 Denton700 FT Worth Dr (i-35)Denton, TX (940) 387-5840
Motel 6 #0097 Denton4125 I-35 NorthDenton, TX (940) 566-4798
Quality Inn & Suites1500 Dallas DrDenton, TX (940) 387-3511
Radisson Hotel Denton2211 I-35e NDenton, TX (940) 565-8499
Ramada Inn-Denton820 South I-35 EastDenton, TX (940) 387-0591
Royal Hotel/suites1210 N Ih-35eDenton, TX (940) 383-2007
Super 8 Motel Denton620 South I-35 EastDenton, TX (940) 380-8888
Best Western Lake Dallas305 Swisher RdLake Dallas, TX8.2 mi.(940) 497-1007
Quality Inn200 N Stemmons FwyLewisville, TX13.6 mi.(972) 434-1000
Comfort Suites755a Vista Rdg Mall DrLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 315-6464
Extended Stay America1900 Lk Pointe DrLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 315-7455
Fairfield Inn2697 LK Vis DrLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 899-6900
Hilton Garden Inn785 SH 121Lewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 459-4600
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites780 E Vista Rdg Mall DrLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 459-8000
Intown Suites Lewisville101 Vly View DrLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 459-7307
Jefferson@oakbend195 E Round GRV RdLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 315-0160
Lewisville Country Inn & Suites755 B Vista Ridge BlvdLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 315-6565
Motel 6 #12881705 Lakepoint DrLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(800) 466-8356
Oakwood/chapel Hill300 E RoundgroveLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 392-4747
Residence By Marriott755C Vista Ridge Mall DrLewisville, TX14.2 mi.(972) 315-3777
Hampton Inn885 S Stemmons FwyLewisville, TX14.6 mi.(972) 420-1318
Microtel Inn & Suites881 S Stemmons FwyLewisville, TX14.6 mi.(972) 434-0447
Rodeway Inn1102 Texas StLewisville, TX15.1 mi.(972) 221-2121
Marriott Solana Hotel5 Village CirWestlake, TX15.4 mi.(817) 430-3848
Comfort Suites Roanoke801 W Hwy 114 BusinessRoanoke, TX15.5 mi.(817) 490-1455
Microtel Inn & Suites337 Dorman RdRoanoke, TX15.5 mi.(817) 430-2600
Sleep Inn & Suites Speedway13471 Raceway DrRoanoke, TX15.5 mi.(817) 491-3120
La Quinta Inn #586 Lewisville1657 S Stemmons FwyLewisville, TX15.8 mi.(972) 221-7525
Four Horsemen Motor Lodge1301 N Hwy 377Pilot Point, TX16.0 mi.(940) 686-2256
Sun Suites Lewisville324 Corporate Dr EastLewisville, TX16.1 mi.(972) 459-5800
Best Western Inn And Suites330 E CorporateLewisville, TX16.2 mi.(972) 459-5300
Courtyard By Marriott Dallas/Lewisville27001 Lake Vista DrLewisville, TX16.5 mi.(800) 321-2211
Hearthside By Villager1920 Lakepointe DrLewisville, TX16.6 mi.(972) 459-7777
Oakwood/lakepointe Residences2025 Lakepointe DrLewisville, TX16.9 mi.(972) 392-4747
Bed & Breakfast
The Heritage Inns815 N Locust StDenton, TX (888) 565-6414

Denton Weather & Climate

Northeast Texas has hot, humid summers and cool winters. The climate is classified as humid subtropical. Dry winds add to the heat in the summertime, often causing the mercury to soar above 100 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months and January is the coolest month. Northeast Texas lies on the southern end of "Tornado Alley". The National Weather Service occasionally issues tornado watches, although they rarely form into actual tornadoes. This region receives approximately 37 inches of rain per year. Flash floods and severe thunderstorms are frequent occurrences during spring months. Average snowfall in northeast Texas is 2.4 inches per year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 53°F 32°F 1.94 in. -
February 59°F 36°F 2.55 in. -
March 67°F 44°F 2.82 in. -
April 74°F 52°F 3.30 in. -
May 81°F 61°F 5.41 in. -
June 89°F 69°F 3.29 in. -
July 94°F 73°F 2.53 in. -
August 93°F 71°F 2.26 in. -
September 86°F 65°F 3.35 in. -
October 76°F 54°F 4.81 in. -
November 64°F 43°F 2.87 in. -
December 56°F 34°F 2.66 in. -

Denton Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Fort Worth Alliance airport (AFW) located about 19 miles southwest of Denton in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dallas Fort Worth International airport (DFW) located approximately 22 miles south of Denton in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas, Dallas Love Field (DAL) located roughly 30 miles southeast of Denton in Dallas, Texas, and finally the Grayson County airport (GYI) located around 43 miles northeast of Denton in Sherman Denison, Texas.

Denton Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Sandy Lake Amusement ParkCarrolltonTX22.9 mi.
Six Flags Over TexasArlingtonTX33.1 mi.
Boardwalk Fun ParkGrand PrairieTX33.4 mi.
State Fair of TexasDallasTX35.5 mi.
SpeedZoneDallasTX35.5 mi.
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborArlingtonTX33.1 mi.
Golf Courses
Texas Womans University Golf CourseDentonTX 
Wildhorse Golf Club at Robson RanchDentonTX 
Bridlewood Golf ClubFlower MoundTX14.4 mi.
Tour 18 DallasFlower MoundTX14.4 mi.
Bryan Golf CourseBryanTX18.2 mi.
Plantation Resort Golf ClubFriscoTX18.7 mi.
Trails of Frisco Golf ClubFriscoTX18.7 mi.
Riverchase Golf ClubCoppellTX19.6 mi.
Cowboys Golf ClubGrapevineTX20.0 mi.
Grapevine Municipal Golf CourseGrapevineTX20.0 mi.
Sky Creek Ranch Golf ClubKellerTX20.8 mi.
Coyote Ridge Golf ClubCarrolltonTX23.1 mi.
Indian Creek Golf CourseCarrolltonTX23.1 mi.
Decatur Country ClubDecaturTX25.9 mi.
Texas Star Golf CourseEulessTX26.8 mi.
Iron Horse Golf CourseNorth Richland HillsTX27.1 mi.
Twin Creeks Golf CourseAllenTX27.9 mi.
Chase Oaks Golf CoursePlanoTX29.3 mi.
Los Rios Country ClubPlanoTX29.3 mi.
Pecan Hollow Golf CoursePlanoTX29.3 mi.
Ridgeview Ranch Golf ClubPlanoTX29.3 mi.
Courthouse-On-The-Square MuseumDentonTX(History)
Imgisphere Children's MueumBedfordTX25.6 mi.(Children's)
Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife SanctuaryMckinneyTX30.0 mi.(Science)
Southwest Museum of Science and Technology.DallasTX35.5 mi.(Science)
Amon Carter MuseumFort WorthTX35.5 mi.(Art)
Dallas Museum of ArtDallasTX35.5 mi.(Art)
Kimbell Art MuseumFort WorthTX35.5 mi.(Art)
Meadows MuseumDallasTX35.5 mi.(Art)
Modern Art Museum of Fort WorthFort WorthTX35.5 mi.(Art)
Modern at Sundance SquareFort WorthTX35.5 mi.(Art)
Sid Richardson Collection of Western ArtFort WorthTX35.5 mi.(Art)
Dallas Historical SocietyDallasTX35.5 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Dallas Aquarium at Fair ParkDallasTX35.5 mi.
Dallas World AquariumDallasTX35.5 mi.
Dallas ZooDallasTX35.5 mi.
Fort Worth Zoological ParkFort WorthTX35.5 mi.
Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterGlen RoseTX76.8 mi.
Cameron Park ZooWacoTX115.1 mi.

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