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Denison is a city in Grayson County, in the Sherman-Denison metro area.

The latitude of Denison is 33.755N. The longitude is -96.536W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,335.


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Median household income
Local
$31,474
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Denison demographic reports
Denison is south of the Red River.
Established as a railhead on the Missouri, Kansas and Texas line.
Lays claim to being the birthplace of the ice cream soda, invented around 1897 by Joseph A. Euper at a local confectionery.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 90. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· President Dwight D. Eisenhower
· Mike Haynes, football player
Local festivals include:
  • Main Street Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Denison web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Eisenhower State Park, Loy Lake Park
Wildlife: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Historic sites and museums: Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park, Old Katy Depot, Grayson County Frontier Village, Red River Railroad Museum
Colleges and universities: Grayson County Junior College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Denison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grayson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sherman-Denison area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75021 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Denison residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Denison ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Denison was $17,685, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Denison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Denison include Denison Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Denison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $730.


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Libraries in Denison include Denison Public Library ... View libraries

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Grayson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Denison political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Denison workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Denison between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 6.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Denison include Express Denison, Holiday Inn.

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