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Delta, British Columbia

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Welcome to Delta ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Delta had a population of 96,723 people.<1>

Delta was incorporated November 10, 1879.

Time Zone: Delta lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

Telephone area codes for Delta: (604) & (778)<2>

The Canadian Postal Codes for Delta: V4C, V4E, V4G, V4K, V4L<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Delta had a population of 96,723 people.

The population of Delta represents 2.35% of the population of British Columbia (which had 4,113,487 people at that time).

With a 2006 count of 96,723 people, the population of Delta has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 96,950 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Delta.

Communities near Delta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Delta and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2006
Burnaby   [Map]   202,799   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coquitlam   [Map]   114,565   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Langley   [Map]   23,606   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Westminster   [Map]   58,549   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
North Vancouver   [Map]   45,165   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Port Coquitlam   [Map]   52,687   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, 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 Alabama, Arkansas, 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.
  • We 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:

Websites for Delta ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Delta. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Delta were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (604).

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<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Delta, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Delta). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Delta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Delta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 49.1078, Longitude: -122.9781     [Map].

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