Place:Delta, Colorado, United States

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NameDelta
Alt namesDeltasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.85°N 107.85°W
Located inColorado, United States     (1883 - )
See alsoGunnison, Colorado, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Delta County is the 17th most populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The county population was 27,834 in the 2000 U.S. Census. Ten years later, the county's population jumped to 30,952. The county seat is the City of Delta.

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History

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Delta County was created by the Colorado legislature on February 11, 1883, out of portions of central Gunnison County. The county was named from a delta of arable land at the mouth of the Uncompahgre River, where it flows into the Gunnison River.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1883 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1895 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1890 2,534
1900 5,487
1910 13,688
1920 13,668
1930 14,204
1940 16,470
1950 17,365
1960 15,602
1970 15,286
1980 21,225
1990 20,980

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