Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Denison

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DENISON, a city in Grayson co., Tex.; on the Missouri, Kansas and Texas, the Missouri, Oklahoma and Gulf, the Texas and Pacific, and other railroads; 106 miles N. of Dallas. It is a noted cattle-shipping place; the farming trade center of the surrounding country, and an important railroad point. It has manufactures of cotton, cotton-seed oil, creosote, grain elevators, iron, and machinery, daily and weekly papers, high school, electric lights, water works, and 2 National banks. Pop. (1910) 13,632; (1920) 17,065.