Human remains found on February 18th by Smith Mountain Trailhead east of Austin have been positively identified as missing female, Samantha Bartolo. Ms. Bartolo was reported missing in November 2023. Read full press release.
The Delta County Sheriff's Office remodel is complete! The Sheriff's Office administration, support staff, 9-1-1 dispatch, patrol, investigations and records divisions are now located in the new Sheriff's Office at 211 W 6th Street in Delta. Sheriff Taylor Press Release on New Office
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.