Introduction to Corinth, Texas
Corinth, Texas, in Denton county, is 5 miles SE of Denton, Texas and 29 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The city is included in the Dallas metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 11,325 people lived in Corinth.
Corinth was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The area was first settled in by European descendents in the mid 1800s. The Dallas and Wichita Railway entered the area in 1880. In the same year, the railroad authorities named the city Corinth. The City of Corinth gained a Home Rule Charter on May 6, 1999.
Corinth and nearby Attractions
- Wiggly Field at Lake Forest Park
- Denton County Historical Museum
- Bayless-Selby House Museum
- Hawaiian Falls Water Park
- Little Chapel-in-the-Woods
- Ray Roberts Lake State Park
Things To Do In Corinth
Corinth is home to several parks and open spaces such as Fairview Park, Meadowview Park, Eagle Pass Park, Thousand Oaks Park, Kensington Park, Corinth Community Park and Windsor Ridge Park. The city also offers easy access to the Heritage Farmstead Museum, Denton County Historical Museum, National Scouting Museum, Farmers Branch Historical Park and the Bayless- Selby House Museum. Apart from these, the city of Corinth also organizes a number of recreational events throughout the year.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is close by.
Corinth Higher Education
The Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas are nearby.