Copper Canyon

Copper Canyon is a residential community located west of Interstate 35E about eight miles south of Denton in south central Denton County. The community incorporated on April 23, 1973, and adopted a mayor/council form of government. Robert B. Woodin served as the first mayor, and the council consisted of the town's founders, including Bill Ferris, Arthur Huston, and Betty Harmon. By 1979 the Copper Canyon town hall was completed. The community reported a population of 465 in 1980 and 978 in 1990. Copper Canyon has no commercial development and receives services such as police and fire protection from other area cities. In 2000 the population was 1,216.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Population Counts

Copper Canyon
Pop. Year Source
1,731 2020 United States Census Bureau
1,505 2019 Texas Demographic Center
1,334 2010 United States Census Bureau
1,216 2000 United States Census Bureau
978 1990 United States Census Bureau