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Denton, Texas

Established 1857, the seat of Denton County was named for John B. Denton, pioneer lawyer, preacher, and soldier. His grave is on the courthouse lawn. The city and county are a blend of agricultural and modern industries. Recreational activities include intercollegiate sports, golf, hunting, and a wide range of water sports at nearby reservoirs.

Standing guard over the city is the stately Denton County Courthouse. Designed in 1895, it was restored in 1987. With its massive limestone walls and soaring clock tower, it has been called "the most picturesque pile of rocks in North Texas." Around the courthouse square are a variety of antique shops, restaurants, and specialty stores. Shoppers find great treasures in shops within its award-winning downtown district. Bed and breakfast accommodations are also available.

Cultural attractions center around the Arts Complex and two major state universities: The University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University. TWU, including the Dallas and Houston campuses, is the nation's largest university primarily for women.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Eagle Point Golf Club

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3

Denton, TX Golf Courses

Texas Woman's University Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Denton, TX Golf Courses

Loveless & Loveless Attorneys

With over 55 years of combined legal experience, the attorneys at Loveless & Loveless offer expertise in the practice of Denton Family Law &

Denton, TX Other Businesses

Wildhorse Golf Club At Robson Ranch

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Denton, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Denton, TX

Turner-Chapman Gallery

This fine art gallery features the work of regional artists such as Ken Turner, Paulina Kearney, Lynda Counts, and Charles Fo...

Brookhaven Country Club -Presidents

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 6 days...

Lake Park Golf Course -Executive

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Locomotive #3417

Currently on display in Hulen Park is the historic locomotive #3417 which is in the process of being restored. Hulen Park ...

Benbrook Lake Boating

Benbrook Lake has boat-launching ramps in all parks and at both marinas. These boat ramps are concrete and have from one to t...