[Cedaredge aerial from Cedar Mesa. Photo: Jaknelaps] Delta County, created by the Colorado legislature in 1883, recorded a population of 30,952 in 2010. The county was named after a delta of fertile land at the mouth of the Uncompahgre River. Delta is the both largest city and the county seat.
Abundant wilderness acreage is found in Delta County, including Dominguez Canyon Wilderness, Grand Mesa National Forest, and Gunnison Gorge Wilderness. Crawford State Park and Sweitzer Lake State Park also draw visitors.
Visit the Delta County Government website.
- Aug – Delta County Fair in Hotchkiss
Top 4 Cool Hotels in Cedaredge – Explore the “Town of All Seasons!” The quaint town of Cedaredge is perfect for exploring each season because of its unique geography and altitude. This charming Grand Mesa town welcomes tourists year round with a range…
Top 3 Cool Hotels in Delta – Discover the Old West in Delta, Colorado! The town of around 8,800 full time residents features several blocks of historic district, and plenty of commercial amenities to suit the whole family. You can find the best hotels for your budget…
10 Surprising Facts About Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – If you haven’t yet experienced the wonder, awe, and slight dread of visiting Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, it’s time to plan your trip. Black Canyon is that rare combination of abundant…