Denton, TX Denton's indie music scene (Photo courtesy of Neff Conner) Area Information
Denton, Texas, is just 37 miles northwest of Dallas and 35 miles northeast of Fort Worth, and it's one of the fastest-growing areas of the country. As the home of the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University, Denton boasts a young vibe that's helped to make it an indie-music and arts hub.
Denton's historic Main Street area is the city's heart, with live music venues, local-art vendors, antique stores, restaurants, and plenty of unique, family-run businesses. The area also offers several festivals throughout the year that attract visitors from across the country.
Denton is also a city on the forefront of technology, leading the nation in providing wind energy to its residents. Through the innovative, resident-owned Denton Municipal Electric company, every customer receives 40 percent of their energy from this renewable source.
Denton commuters have easy access to three highways, the Denton Enterprise Airport, and Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) rail services. DCTA trains connect riders to nearby Dallas and Lewisville. Additionally, the city is just 22 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and 17 miles from the Alliance Airport, the world's first airport designed specifically for industrial and corporate use.
Renting in Denton, TX
Apartments for rent in Denton are generally in high demand, so expect competition. Rent prices tend to average higher than the county, but remain lower than the state average.
Denton Courthouse (Photo courtesy of Benjamin Huttash) Denton Attractions
Courthouse Square: Live performances on the lawn of the city's century-old courthouse.
University of North Texas ? Year-round sports, arts and cultural events.
North Texas Horse Country Tours ? Explore the many horse farms North Texas has to offer.
Texas Motor Speedway ?A 1.5-mile world-class speedway in nearby Fort Worth.
Lewisville Lake: Surrounded by 20 parks for camping, hiking, horseback riding and more, this 29,592-acre lake offers boating and other activities, less than 14 miles from downtown Denton.