Agriculture: Approximately $123 million total farm income:
Cattle and calves
Sheep and goats
20% comes from Crops which includes:
Area in Square Miles: 953 (including lake areas)
Colleges (University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University)
Denton State School and tourism
Heating and cooling equipment
Many other products
County Employees (Budgeted Positions): 1,886
Denton County Statistics: Denton County was created by an Act of the Texas State Legislature in 1846.
Form of Government: Political subdivision of the State of Texas, a Public Corporation, with a County Judge and four Commissioners as the governing body. The Commissioners Court has only three powers as authorized by the Constitution of Texas or the State Legislature or implied therefrom.
Incorporated Municipalities in the County: 51
Minerals: Limited output of oil, sand, gravel, and clay. Increased output of natural gas.
Officials Elected by Vote of the People: 43
Organized School Districts in the County: 17 (11 with schools located in Denton County)