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DENTON CREEK (Montague County). Denton Creek rises four miles northeast of Bowie in central Montague County (at 33°36' N, 97°49' W) and runs southeast for thirty-two miles, through Wise and Denton counties, before emptying into Grapevine Reservoir (at 33°02' N, 97°14' W). The creek, named for John B. Denton, is located in the Grand Prairie and Cross Timbers regions of north central Texas and is one of the major tributaries of the area, draining more than 520,000 acres.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"DENTON CREEK (MONTAGUE COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.