Denton County is a fast-growing county in the northern part of Texas. According to the 2018 Census Bureau estimate for Denton County, the population is 859,064. The county seat is an eclectic city called Denton, which is home to the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University. The county was established in 1846 and named after John B. Denton.
Denton County is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area. The northern half of the county encompasses Boliver, Sanger, Pilot Point, Krum, Aubrey, Krugerville, Denton, Frisco, and Cross Roads. The southern half includes Ponder, Corinth, Little Elm, Justin, Argyle, Highland Village, Roanoke, Flower Mound, Lewisville, Carrollton, and The Colony. Denton county also has easy access to the Alliance Airport and the DFW International Airport.