Denton is a city in as well as the current county seat of Denton County, Texas. Home to over 113,300 residents, Denton is a major part of the northern end of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Founded in 1846 and incorporated in 1866, Denton is widely considered to be a college town; it is the home of several major universities in Texas including the University of North Texas, established in 1890, and Texas Women’s University, established in 1901. The founding of these universities set Denton apart from its neighbors, and in conjunction with the rail lines that had come to the area a decade before, helped Denton to flourish. Today, the city’s economy is heavily based on educational services as well as industries that sit on the periphery of the education industry.
Basic Facts About Denton
- Current population: 113,300
- Current mayor: Chris Watts
- Total area: 89 sq mi
- Located in: Denton County
- Founded in: 1846
- Area codes: 940
Auto Transport Tips to Denton
Denton sits on the northern end of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, a few bedroom communities north of Dallas proper. On the one hand, being inside the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex makes it easier for auto shippers to get to and from Denton, since if they’re traveling to Dallas anyway a quick stop in one of its bedroom cities isn’t going to be a big deal. On the other hand, it’s kind of out of the way, at least depending on where you’re shipping from. Moving your pickup or delivery location to Dallas, or somewhere closer to the main city, may save you a bit of cash.
It does help that Denton has a spur of I-35 that runs through it, giving auto shippers easier access to it. This generally results in lower prices in and out of Denton, and since Dallas has so many ways into and out of the city as is, auto shippers can have a field day picking the route they’re going to take through the area and really maximize their pickup and delivery schedule to quickly get from one to the next.
You’ll want to discuss the particulars of your shipment with an auto transport representative, of course, in order to get the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding shipping into or out of Denton. If you need to get in contact with a shipping company, you can get multiple free quotes e-mailed to you by filling out our free online quote request form. We also have representatives standing by if you have questions or concerns about our advertisers or our methods; you can call us any time at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our agents, who can also assist you with our online form.
- City of Denton Official Website: http://www.cityofdenton.com/
- Denton on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denton,_Texas
- The Official Guide to Denton: http://www.denton-chamber.org/
- Denton on City Data: http://www.city-data.com/city/Denton-Texas.html
Denton Zip Codes Include:
76201, 76202, 76203, 76204, 76205, 76206, 76207, 76208, 76209, 76210