Denton, Estados Unidos
The city of Denton with a population of about 120 thousands) is the county seat of Denton County, Texas in the United States. The town is located on the north side of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Dallas is 37 miles to the southeast and Fort Worth is 35 miles to the southwest. The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is twenty-eight miles to the south.
Established in 1857, Denton is named for John B. Denton, pioneer lawyer, preacher, and soldier, who was killed in a 1841 battle against Keechi Indians.
Denton is home to two state universities, the University of North Texas, the largest university in North Texas, and Texas Woman's University, a historically single-sex college completely co-ed since 1994. The presence of these two large universities leads to Denton being characterized frequently as a college town.
The icon of the town is the stately Denton County Courthouse, designed in 1895 and restored in 1987. With its massive limestone walls and soaring clock tower, it has...
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