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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Delta_County,_Colorado|Delta County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Delta County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Delta County
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| county_map = Colorado Delta County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1883
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| founded date = February 11
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| seat = Delta
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| building address = Delta County Courthouse<br>501 Palmer St<br>Delta, CO 81416-1753<br>Phone: 970.874.2150 <br>[http://www.deltacounty.com/'''Delta County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth records from 1920, marriage, death<br>and land records from 1883 and school census 1891-1964; <br>Clerk District Court has divorec, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delta County, Colorado. Page 98 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created in 1883 from Gunnison County.
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*'''1883--'''Delta County was created 11 February 1883 from [[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]] County. '''County seat:''' Delta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*Bowie
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*Cedaredge
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*[http://www.crawfordcountry.org/ Crawford]
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*[http://www.deltacolorado.org/ Delta]
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*Echert
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*Grand Mesa
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*[http://www.hotchkisschamber.com/ Hotchkiss]
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*Lazear -- an unincorporated town
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*Orchard City -- an incorporated town which also contains the communities of Austin and Cory
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*[http://www.paoniachamber.com/ Paonia]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]]
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*[[Mesa County, Colorado|Mesa]]
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*[[Montrose County, Colorado|Montrose]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Delta County Public Libraries Web Site <br>[http://www.deltalibraries.org/crawford.html www.deltalibraries.org/crawford.html]
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Hotchkiss Public Library <br>149 E. Main<br>Hotchkiss, CO 81419<br>Telephone: 970- 672-0056
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Cederedge Public Library<br>180 SW 6th Avenue <br>P.O. Box 548 <br>Cedaredge, CO 81413 <br>Phone (970) 856-3518 <br>
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Crawford Public Library<br>545 Hwy 92<br>Crawford, CO 81415<br>Telephone 907-912-3500<br>
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Delta Public Library<br>211 W 6th St.<br>Delta, CO 81416<br>Telephone 970-874-9630<br>
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Paonia Public Library <br>2 3rd St.<br>PO Box 969<br>Paonia, CO 81428<br>Telephone 970-527-3470<br>
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Delta County Historical Society‎<br>251 Meeker Street<br>Delta, CO 81416-1914<br>Telephone 970-874-8721‎<br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Delta Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Paonia Colorado Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205301&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Delta&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog for this county].
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Delta|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[[Colorado State Archives|Colorado State Archives]] <br>
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Delta/ Delta County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References  ==
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 22:59, 16 April 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngDelta County

Guide to Delta County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Delta County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Delta County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1883
County Seat Delta
Courthouse
Address Delta County Courthouse
501 Palmer St
Delta, CO 81416-1753
Phone: 970.874.2150
Delta County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records from 1920, marriage, death
and land records from 1883 and school census 1891-1964;
Clerk District Court has divorec, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1883--Delta County was created 11 February 1883 from Gunnison County. County seat: Delta [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Bowie
  • Cedaredge
  • Crawford
  • Delta
  • Echert
  • Grand Mesa
  • Hotchkiss
  • Lazear -- an unincorporated town
  • Orchard City -- an incorporated town which also contains the communities of Austin and Cory
  • Paonia

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Delta County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Delta County Public Libraries Web Site
www.deltalibraries.org/crawford.html

Hotchkiss Public Library
149 E. Main
Hotchkiss, CO 81419
Telephone: 970- 672-0056

Cederedge Public Library
180 SW 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 548
Cedaredge, CO 81413
Phone (970) 856-3518

Crawford Public Library
545 Hwy 92
Crawford, CO 81415
Telephone 907-912-3500

Delta Public Library
211 W 6th St.
Delta, CO 81416
Telephone 970-874-9630

Paonia Public Library
2 3rd St.
PO Box 969
Paonia, CO 81428
Telephone 970-527-3470

Delta County Historical Society‎
251 Meeker Street
Delta, CO 81416-1914
Telephone 970-874-8721‎

Family History Centers



Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delta County, Colorado. Page 98 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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