Denton Living

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 Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion, at the Denton Farmpark—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.


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Buildings and Outdoor Creations

Backyard Building: 219 E. Peacock Avenue, Denton, NC 27239  Phone: 336-859-5550

Sports Country:  18515 S. NC Hwy 109  Phone: 336-859-3933

Boutique Bargains:  43 South Main Street, Denton, NC 27239  Phone: 336-590-1513

Canter Shoes: 9 West Salisbury Street, Denton, NC 27239  Phone: 336-425-8918

Polly & Dot:  6 East James Avenue, Denton, NC 27239

Boutique Bargains:  43 S. Main St., Denton, NC 27239  Phone: 336-590-1513

Canter Shoes: 9 West Salisbury Street, Denton, NC 27239  Phone: 336-425-8918

Polly & Dot:  6 East James Ave. Suite 1

Wesleyan Child Development Center:  16345 Highway 109 S., Denton, NC 27239  Phone: 336-859-3195

Larry Furr Southern Theater Event Center 2 Larry Furr Presents Southern Theater & Event Center is a gathering place for residents and visitors alike. The event center is host to some of the best music and comedy in the Southeast. Whether you enjoy dancing with you sweetie or just watching the show, Larry Furr invites you to join the crowd every Saturday night for an evening of wholesome entertainment. It's a great place to make new friends, or meet old ones.

For reserve tickets, call 336-859-4332. You can learn more about the Larry Furr Presents Southern Theater & Event Center by visiting their Facebook page.

100% of ticket proceeds are donated to area cheraties.

You will find the event center at 18639 Highway 109 South, Denton, NC 27239.


Denton News

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Zoning Ordiance

Bulky Item Pickup Information

Fee Schedule

Comprehensive Land Development Plan

Davidson County Meals on Wheels in Need of Volunteers

Article on our Denton Museum page

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