Denton is the county seat for Denton County, TX. Denton is located at the north end of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The University of North Texas and Texas Womens University are both located in Denton, giving it a college town vibe. Denton is known for its active art & music scene, lively downtown district and entrepreneurial community. Visit the Discover Denton store in the square when you are out #Dentoning. The A-Train commuter rail operated by DCTA runs from Denton to Carrollton with two Denton stops, one in Highland Village, one in Lewisville and two in Carrollton. The 2010 Census placed the population of Denton at 113,383 and the population of Denton County at 662,614.