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  Delta - History
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Established October 06, 1870
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking August 04, 2010 11:48pm
DescriptionFormed from parts of Hopkins and Lamar counties, Delta is named for its triangular shape, much like the Greek letter Delta. Its seat is Cooper.


November 17, 1871 -

DELTA lost to LAMAR. (Texas Laws 1871, 12th leg., 2d sess., ch. 35/p. 30)

March 31, 1871 - November 17, 1871

DELTA gained from HOPKINS. (Texas Laws 1871, 12th leg., 1st sess., ch. 25/p. 18)

July 29, 1870 - March 31, 1871

DELTA created from HOPKINS and LAMAR. (Texas Laws 1870, 12th leg., called sess., ch. 30/p. 42)

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