Denton County Courthouse

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The 1896 courthouse is haunted by a man in cowboy attire brandishing an old-fashioned rifle. Perhaps the spirit is that of Captain Denton, buried beneath the lawn in front of the building.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

110 West Hickory Street
Denton, TX
United States

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33.215034, -97.1330524
Denton County, Texas
Nearest Towns:
Denton, TX (0.0 mi.)
Corinth, TX (5.8 mi.)
Krum, TX (6.9 mi.)
Shady Shores, TX (6.9 mi.)
Argyle, TX (7.1 mi.)
Cross Roads, TX (7.7 mi.)
Hickory Creek, TX (8.3 mi.)
Oak Point, TX (8.4 mi.)
New Hope (historical), TX (8.5 mi.)
Copper Canyon, TX (8.5 mi.)


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