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Delta County, Texas

US county information
NameDelta County
StateTexas
SeatCooper
US Area
Total Area278 sq mi (720 km2)
Land Area277 sq mi (717.4 km2)
Water Area1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Population5327 (2000)
Density3/km2 (7.8/sq mi)
Founded1870

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Delta County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 5,327. It is named for its triangular shape, much like the Greek letter Delta. Two forks of the Sulphur River form its northern and southern boundaries, and meet at its easternmost point. Delta County is one of 30 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas. Its seat and largest city is Cooper . It was founded in 1870.

Delta County is officially part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican Erwin Cain of Sulphur Springs, Texas.


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