Delta County, Colorado Genealogy

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Online Records

County Courthouse

Delta County Courthouse
501 Palmer St;
Delta. CO 81416-1753
Phone: 970.874.2150

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]


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




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




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Delta County Public Libraries Web Site

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


  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).