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Welcome to Delta ...

Delta is located in Saline County<1>.


The location of Delta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


Delta is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Delta lies within the (618) area code.

Communities Also Named Delta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 34 communities that are also named Delta - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, 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.

Communities near Delta ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Delta.

  • Marion
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,417 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion <4>
  • Herrin
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herrin
    • Herrin is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,625 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herrin <4>
  • Harrisburg
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • West Frankfort
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Frankfort
    • West Frankfort is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,733 people
  • Eldorado
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado
    • Eldorado is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,837 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldorado <4>
  • Johnston City
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Carrier Mills
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrier Mills
    • Carrier Mills is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,527 people
    • Former names for Carrier Mills:
    • Carriers Mills
    • Morrilsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrier Mills <4>
  • Energy
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Energy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Energy
    • Energy is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,086 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Energy <4>
  • Goreville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Galatia
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galatia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galatia
    • Galatia is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 868 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galatia <4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Delta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Delta.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Delta.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Delta. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Delta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Delta.

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 Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Saline, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Delta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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