Delta County, Texas

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Delta County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 5,327. It is named for its triangular shape, much like the Greek letter Delta. Two forks of the Sulphur River form its northern and southern boundaries, and meet at its easternmost point. Delta County is one of 30[1] prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas. Its seat and largest city is Cooper[2]. It was founded in 1870.

Delta County is officially part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 278 square miles (720.0 km2), of which 277 square miles (717.4 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.30%) is water.

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