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Welcome to Delta ...

Delta is located in Stokes County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Delta, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Delta is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Delta lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Delta lies within the (336) 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, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri, New York, 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.

  • Eden
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
    • Eden is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden <4>
  • Martinsville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • King
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
    • King is located in Forsyth County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King <4>
  • Stokesdale
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesdale
    • Stokesdale is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale <4>
  • Rural Hall
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Mayodan
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
    • Mayodan is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan <4>
  • Madison
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison <4>
  • Walnut Cove
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Stuart
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
    • Stuart is located in Patrick County (VA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart <4>
  • Stoneville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
    • Stoneville is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville <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.

Adding Delta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Delta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Delta was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions 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 Stokes County: www.co.stokes.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Stokes, 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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