Denton NE Real Estate, Denton area and Community Information



Denton, Nebraska is a village in the metropolitan Lincoln area. This Lancaster County community of about 200 individuals is just southwest of the state capital. Residents can easily travel to the east or the west via Interstate 80. The highway is found just to the north of Denton. Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary is located in Denton.

History

Although Lincoln can trace its origins back to 1856, Denton was not established until 1871. Agricultural production in the area found ready markets in Lincoln and points east. As Lincoln grew in the 20th century, Denton became more and more of a bedroom community for those commuting to jobs in the state capital.

Parks and Recreation

Those with Denton NE homes can enjoy a fine park right in town. Denton Community Park offers both basketball and tennis courts. There's also a lighted baseball diamond, playground and picnic shelter. Horseshoe puts and volleyball facilities are also provided. The Denton Community Center has been serving area residents since 1993.

Residents that invest in Denton real estate enjoy a number of additional recreational areas nearby. The Conestoga State Recreation Area lies just a couple miles northwest of town. It provides boating, fishing, hunting and camping opportunities. About eight miles from Denton is the Pawnee State Recreation Area. It offers the similar activities. The 740-acre lake there is one of the largest in the area. Just southeast of Denton is the Yankee Hill Wildlife Management Area. Fishing, hunting, boating and camping are offered here as well.

Attractions and Activities

The Lincoln Children's Zoo offers children an opportunity to observe more than 350 animals, including 40 that represent endangered species. Annual attendance at this popular Lincoln attraction has continued to grow ever since the facility opened in 1965.

Denton residents can enjoy Lincoln's many museums, theaters and entertainment venues. One reasonably unique destination is the National Museum of Roller Skating. The displays include the story of the popular pastime in America. Among the unique items on display is a gas-powered roller skate.

Events

Those that live in Denton find a wealth of theatrical productions, concerts and other special events only minutes away in Lincoln. Major concerts are often staged at the Pershing Auditorium. The Lied Center hosts many Broadway plays. Many special events are held at the University of Nebraska, including Cornhuskers football games.

Denton NE real estate includes some excellent land parcels that may be desirable locations for that dream home. A prospective Denton home buyer can learn more about this real estate in Denton from The Wolf Professional Realty PC Team. Given the modest size of Denton, only a limited number of Denton homes for sale will appear on the market at any given time. The Wolf Professional Realty PC Team can watch for Denton properties so that you'll always be up-to-date regarding the homes for sale in Denton.
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