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Delta County, Michigan

US county information
NameDelta County
US Area
Total Area1991.58 sq mi (5158.2 km2)
Land Area1170.03 sq mi (3030.4 km2)
Water Area821.56 sq mi (2127.8 km2)
Population38520 (2000)
Density13/km2 (33.7/sq mi)
Foundedcreated March 9, 1843
organized 1861

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Delta County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,069. The county is served by Delta County Airport, to the southwest of Escanaba, the county seat.

The County was set off in 1843, and organized in 1861. Its name originates from the Greek letter "Delta", which refers to the triangular shape of the original county which included segments of Menominee, Dickinson, Iron, and Marquette counties. See also List of Michigan county name etymologies, List of Michigan counties, and List of abolished U.S. counties.

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