Created by the Colorado legislature in 1883, Delta County's history is one of agriculture, mining, and land and water development. Over 100 years ago, the area was the homeland of the Ute Indians, and it includes a portion of the Old Spanish Trail.
Delta County is nestled between the Grand Mesa, the West Elk Mountains, and the Uncompahgre Plateau in western Colorado. The County boasts superb scenery, unending opportunities for outdoor activities, and award winning orchards and wineries.
With close 32,000 residents, as well as thousands of visitors who travel from around the world to experience the beauty and culture of this beautiful area, Delta County still offers a sense of a friendly, rural community.