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Welcome to Delta ...

Delta is located in Clay County.

Delta is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Delta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Delta (for example, toward Ephesus (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Delta: (256) & (938)<2>

The ZIP code for Delta: 36258<3>

Communities near Delta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Delta and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ashland   [Map]   1,932   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,425   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   764   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,263   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Delta.

Communities Also Named Delta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Delta - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Delta.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Delta. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Delta. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Delta.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Delta:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Delta ...

Looking for more information about Delta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Delta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Delta.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Delta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Delta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Delta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Delta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Delta. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Delta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Delta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Delta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4402, Longitude: -85.6902     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Delta.

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