Delta is located where the Gunnison River and the Uncompahgre River intersect on the South side of the Grand Mesa and was originally set up as a trading post for native Ute tribe and the early pioneers from the East.
The community has two airports nearby to the North and South. The Montrose Regional Airport is located around 20 miles to the South and the Grand Junction Airport is less than 40 miles to the North.
Delta sits in a valley surrounded by canyons, rivers and mountains. Enjoy the wall art inside businesses, the murals on the walls of buildings and the rock art on the walls of local canyons.
Known as the City of Murals, the community shares a love for public art with numerous murals, sculptures and floral displays. Downtown has many buildings that are on the local and/or state historic registers.
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