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Denton County

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Courthouse, Denton, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 33° 12' 57.189384", -97° 8' 2.538204"
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    Created April 11, 1846 from Fannin County; organized July 13, 1846 with Denton as county seat. Both town and county are named in honor of John B. Denton 1806-1841. Pioneer preacher, lawyer and Indian fighter. First county seat designated as Pinckneyville, 1846. Site selected in 1848 called Alton permanently located at Denton in 1857.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Denton County Historical Marker Location Map, Texas