Located at the tip of the "Golden Triangle" the proximity to the major urban cities of Dallas and Fort Worth make Denton County an ideal destination for families, new home owners and professionals. The county seat is the city of Denton a community that embraces art, music and family life. Often characterized as a college town, Denton is home to both the University of North Texas and the Texas Women's University. An estimated 45,000 students are enrolled between the two schools. Other notable cities in the county include Little Elm, Lewisvillet and The Colony.
Families with children can find many great school districts that have been highly rated by the Texas Education Agency. The Argyle, Lewisville and Aubrey districts have all received the highest possible recognition.
Some great activities Denton County residents can take advantage of include the City of Denton's historic town square, where shops, restaurants and live music venues surround the beautiful antique courthouse. Denton also hosts the annual Arts and Jazz Fest, drawing in nearly 300,000 visitors from around the country. With three major lakes in the area there are ample spaces for outdoor exploration. For a change of pace, try walking the trails at the Lake Ray Roberts Greenbelt.
Denton County is conveniently located at the intersection of several major highways and maintains a commuters' rail line to neighboring Dallas County making going to work in the morning as easy as possible.
Major builders in the area include Darling Homes, Lennar Homes and Standard Pacific Homes. There are some 140 communities in the area, the largest of which are Phillips Creek Ranch, Frisco Hills, and Savannah.
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