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Introduction to Corinth Texas

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Introduction

Located in Denton County, Corinth, Texas is considered to be part of the Dallas metropolitan area. As of 2011, Corinth had 21,443 residents, which is a 89.33% increase from 2000 census records.

 

History

Corinth, Texas, is a suburb of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and is situated north of Lake Lewisville and south of Denton. Corinth was established in 1880 when the Dallas-Wichita railroad came through the area. Corinth’s growth was quite slow, with its population only at 461 by 1970. When Intestate Highway 35 was built near Corinth, the town’s population still remained small, though other cities began to grow around it due to more incoming residents.

 

Fairview Park
Fairview Park

 

Population explosion in the 1990s

Corinth’s relative dormancy changed tremendously through the 1990s, when it witnessed a population explosion by a whopping 187%. In February 2002, Corinth’s numbers grew to 16,000 people, making it one of the fastest-growing towns in Texas in terms of population. As of the 2010 census, there are 19,935 people who call Corinth their home.

 

Commercial building in Corinth
Commercial building in Corinth

 

Attractive community with accessibility to modern facilities

Although most of Corinth’s population is commuters who work in Denton or the Dallas-Fort Worth area, there are some residents who still maintain their family farms. Corinth is an attractive community for many young families due to its affordable housing located in well-planned communities and accessibility to excellent school systems. Residents of Corinth are also conveniently close to many popular retail shops, entertainment, and recreational facilities. Although Corinth has grown tremendously over the past decade, it still retains the charm and beauty of its countryside. For more information on this “City in the Country”, visit http://www.cityofcorinth.com and learn more about this growing community.

 

Key Links

Official City Website: http://cityofcorinth.com/

 

Government

City Council

  • Mayor Paul Ruggiere – Office: (940) 498-0948
  • Randy Gibbons
  • Jim Mayfield
  • John Booher
  • Joe Harrison
  • Bruce Hanson

Lake Cities Fire Department

  • Curtis Birt, Fire Chief – Office: (940) 321-2141

Corinth Police Department

  • Debra Walthall, Chief of Police – Office: (940) 498-2017

 

Schools

University of North Texas
University of North Texas

 

Civic Organizations and Media

Lake Cities Chamber of Commerce

North Texas Hospital
North Texas Hospital

Civic Groups

  • Coserv Charitable Foundation – Office: (940) 321-7800
  • Boys & Girls Club of Denton County – (940) 498-1280
  • American Red Cross – (940) 384-0880
  • United Way of Denton County – (940) 566-5851
  • Denton Family Resource Center – (940) 382-5125
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters – (940) 383-4441
  • Denton Senior Center – (940) 349-8720
  • Special Olympics – (940) 349-8255
  • Children’s Advocacy Center – (940) 381-6970
  • Kiwanis Club – (940) 387-6323
  • Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – (940) 383-1508
  • Meals on Wheels – (940) 382-2224

Local Hospitals

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital – Denton – (940) 898-7000
  • Mayhill Hospital – Denton – (940) 239-3000
  • North Texas Hospital – Denton – (940) 382-8147
  • Solis Women’s Health – Denton – (940) 382-5400
  • Denton Regional Hospital – Denton – (940) 384-3535
  • Cook Children’s – Denton – (940) 243-0104
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Local Libraries

  • Lake Cities Library – Denton – (940) 497-3566
  • Denton Public Library – Denton – (940) 349-8752
George Bush Presidential Library
George Bush Presidential Library

Media

  • Television
    • Azteca America – KAZD-TV 55 – (877) 862-8396
    • WFAA TV – (972) 377-8349
    • KZZA TV Station – (972) 652-2990
    • KNOR – (972) 652-2900
  • Radio Stations
    • KXEZ FM Radio – (940) 752-5555
    • KHCK Radio AM – (940) 591-9090
    • KNTU FM – (940) 565-3688
    • KXZN – (940) 468-7104
    • K-Lake FM 97.5 – (903) 463-6336

 

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