Things to do in Denton TX
Located on the far north end of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex in North Texas on Interstate 35, Denton is known for its active music life; the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo, Denton Arts and Jazz Festival, and 35 Denton Music Festival attract over 300,000 people to the city each year.
Its population was 119,454 according to the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the eleventh largest city in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Geographically, it is situated 47 miles (76 km) south of the Oklahoma–Texas border and 49 miles (79 km) northwest of Dallas.
The combined sales tax rate for Denton, TX is 8.25%. This is the total of state, county and city sales tax rates. The Texas state sales tax rate is currently 6.25%. The Denton County sales tax rate is 0%.
Denton is a city in Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. In its center, the striking Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum explores local history. Nearby, the Bayless-Selby House Museum is a grand Queen Anne–style home with Victorian interiors. Outdoor sculptures dot the University of North Texas campus. Southeast, huge Lewisville Lake is ringed by parks and marinas, and full of bass and catfish.