Delta, Pennsylvania

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Template:Pennsylvania-stubUnited States > Pennsylvania > York County > Populated Places > Delta

Quick Facts


Delta's own Short History

1744: Town settled, by the Scotch-Irish.

24 June 1880: Incorporated from the Peach Bottom Township

Neighboring Communities: Bryansville | Slate Hill | West Bangor | Cardiff, Maryland | Whiteford, Maryland

Borough Hall

Delta Borough Office
101 College Avenue
P O Box 278
Delta, PA 17314



see also: Genealogy, History


The Delta centennial, 1853-1953, presents "Our town", Community Memorial Hall, Delta, Pennsylvania [1]


Slate Ridge Cemetery (located just outside of the borough, to the northwest)
GNIS ID# 1187786
Latitude: 39.725N
Longitude: -76.341W

  1. (F)
  2. National Graves Registration Database (F) (maintained by the Sons of Union Veterans of Civil War, for both Union and Confederate) (enter the name of cemetery, there is quite a wait for the result)


Church History and Records


  1. The Bell Publishing Co's York city and county directory, 1894-'95 : containing a general directory of York city, Delta, Hanover and Wrightsville, also alphabetical directory of York County, a classified business directory, list of county and city officers, also a new street directory [2]
  2. Business directory of York, Delta, Hanover, Wrightsville and Columbia, 1896-7 [3]
  3. York (Pennsylvania) city directories (including Delta, Hanover, Wrightsville) [4]

Emigration and Immigration

Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records, 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Delta.


see also: Biography, History

Daughters of the American Colonists, Peach Bottom Chapter, Delta, York County, Pennsylvania; [proofs of ancestors of chapter members] [5]


see also: Biography, Genealogy


  1. GNIS ID# 1173144
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator


Societies, Libraries and Museums

see also: Genealogy

  1. Old Line Museum
  2. Delta-Cardiff Heritage Festival

Vital Records

Social Security Death Index, begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.

Websites listing individuals who born or died in Delta. Quirks in the search engine results may pick up other Delta's. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.


  1. "FHL US/CAN Fiche 6045081"
  2. "FHL US/CAN Fiche 6045074"
  3. "FHL US/CAN Fiche 6045071"
  4. "FHL US/CAN Film 2258227-2258228"
  5. "FHLC US/CAN Book 974.841/D4 D2d, 974.8 A1 no. 157"