Our Community

Location
Denison, Texas, is located in northeastern Grayson County on U.S. Highway 75, just 75 miles north of Dallas and 4 miles south of the Texas / Oklahoma border. State Highway 120 passes through Denison from east to west and State Highway 84 borders northern Denison, providing direct access to Lake Texoma, which is the 12th largest man-made lake in the U.S. As of July, 2009, Denison's population was 24,127.

Quality of Life
Residents enjoy a high quality of life with gently rolling and wooded terrain, which stretches northward to the shores of Lake Texoma and the Red River. Lake Texoma draws over 7 million visitors annually and is considered a lake for all seasons. It attracts boaters, wake boarders, water skiers, golfers, campers, hunters, hikers, bikers, birdwatchers, and anglers. It has 2 state parks, 2 wildlife refuges, 22 marinas / concessions, and 10 Corps of Engineers Class A parks.

Grayson County
Grayson County is the 29th largest of 254 counties in Texas with a 2010 population of just over 120,000. Sherman is the county seat of Grayson County, while Denison, located adjacent, is the next largest city. Grayson County consists of 940 square miles with a population density of approximately 106 residents per square mile. Denison consists of 24.6 square miles (24.0 land / 0.6 water). You can see specific demographics by visiting the Denison Development Alliance’s website.

City Flag
The City of Denison flag was originally approved in 187The green blocks are symbolic for the green grass of the Indian territory, the red band symbolizes the Red River, the white blocks are symbolic for Texas cotton fields, and the black vertical stripe symbolizes the Katy Railroad. The star in the middle represents Denison. The flag was officially adopted on November 13, 1968, with the passage of Resolution 707.