Delta County, Michigan

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Delta County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 38,520. The county is served by Delta County Airport, to the southwest of Escanaba, the county seat. The County was set off in 1843, and organized in 1861. Its name originates from the Greek letter "Delta", which refers to the triangular shape of the original county[1] which included segments of Menominee, Dickinson, Iron, and Marquette counties.[2] See also List of Michigan county name etymologies, List of Michigan counties, and List of abolished U.S. counties.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,992 square miles (5,159.3 km2), of which 1,170 square miles (3,030.3 km2) is land and 822 square miles (2,129.0 km2) of it is water. The total area is 41.25% water.

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