The city of Denton is located at the top of the Metroplex Pyramid, where Interstate 35E in Dallas and Interstate 35W in Forth Worth split. Home to a rapidly growing population of more than 100,000 people (40,000 of which are college students), Denton features several shopping, dining, educational, and cultural amenities. The real estate in Denton is rapidly growing, with a number of prime Denton, TX acreage homes for sale.
Denton is the proud home of Texas Woman’s University and the University of North Texas (the third-largest university in the state). As the location of several museums, fine restaurants, and shops, Denton is a thriving city and a wonderful place to call home. This college town also boasts an excellent school system, Denton, TX acreage homes for sale, and a rapidly growing economy. Denton serves as the corporate headquarters for major businesses such as Peterbilt, Morrison Milling, and Sally Beauty.
Also known as America’s finest horse country, the city of Denton is alive with arts, education, and culture surrounded by serene beauty. History also plays a part in Denton, with its picturesque Downtown Square and century-old courthouse, recently restored in 1987. The courthouse features a museum that highlights several historic photographs and artifacts from Denton’s earliest days to present day. The city of Denton was established in 1857, and serves as the county seat of Denton County. Denton was named for John B. Denton, who was a lawyer, preacher, and a soldier.
Enjoying a meal in Denton is easy with its hundreds of eating establishments ranging from fast food to fine dining, including cuisines such as Italian, Greek, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Peruvian, and more. There are also several outdoor cafes and bed and breakfasts. Several festivals and events light up the city throughout the calendar year. Most notably, the Denton Jazz and Arts Festival attracts thousands of visitors from all across the United States. Denton is known as the home of several Jazz musicians and enthusiasts. Another popular event is the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo, an annual fair held each August.
Denton is proudly served by the Denton Independent School District and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA). Currently operating express bus service to downtown Dallas, DCTA plans to open a commuter rail line from Denton to Carrollton by the year 2010.
Contact real estate professionals Cheryl and Dutch Wiemeyer at (940)365-4687 for more information on the thriving area of Denton and Denton, TX acreage homes.