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Online Records

Delta County, Colorado
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.
Founded February 11, 1883
County Seat Delta
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]


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).