Denton is a small town located in southeastern Davidson County, North Carolina. The town occupies 1.98 square miles, and is situated approximately 30 miles southeast of Winston-Salem..
Home to nearly 1,700 residents, and over 170 businesses, Denton represents small-town America at its best. For those who like to stay close to home, you can find a wide variety of restaurants, retail stores, and service providers, and small community churches right here in town. Our close proximity to Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and Greensboro allows for an easy commute for those who wish to end their busy workday in a quiet place.
With High Rock Lake only 5 miles away, Denton residents enjoy one of the most coveted recreational areas in the state. We are also home to the Threshers' Reunion—the largest display of antique farm, gasoline, and steam equipment in the Southeastern United States.
Denton is supported by our own police and fire departments. Our water treatment plant supplies abundant fresh drinking water for Denton and surrounding communities.
Whether you are looking for a quiet place to raise a family, or a place to operate your business, we believe you will find Denton the perfect place in which to build your future.
We are excited to bring you the new townofdenton.com—the official website for the Town of Denton, North Carolina. The new website is designed to be a source of information to residents, newcomers, and visitors alike. Here are some of the new features you will find on townofdenton.com:
I would like to personally welcome you to the new Town of Denton website. The town staff, department heads, appointed boards, and I have worked hard to bring you a website that is both informative and easy to use. You can read more about all the great features of our new website in the article, What's New on TownofDenton.com, located on this Home page.
Especially important to us was the need to help connect businesses with the community they serve. I invite you to visit the Business section of this website for listings of area businesses. We will be adding more businesses in the days and weeks to come.
Please visit the Mayor's Office page for more information about how I can serve you.
—Mayor Larry Ward
For your convience, the Department of Social Services is coming to Denton...
The 3rd Wednesday of each month! 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Denton Mayor's Office
Medicaid and Food and Nutrition Applications taken!
Check on status of your case or application!