Delta County

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Delta County is named for the city of Delta which is the county seat.

 

Created:  February 11, 1883

County Seat:

Delta  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Delta

 

Location:  501 Palmer Street / West 5th Street

Built:  1957 – 1958

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Eugene D Sternberg of Denver

Contractor:  McGechie Construction Company, Inc. of Cortez

 

Description: The building faces northeast and is a two story brick, concrete and glass structure. The building forms a “T” on the west side of the square east section. The northeast front has a long canopy extending from the central entrance. There is polished stone facing on the south side of the glass entrance and between the horizontal windows. The roof of the east section is sloped. The rest of the building is dark red colored brick.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1896.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Mesa County 

E – Gunnison County

S – Montrose County

W – Mesa County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011