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    Delta County, home to abundant fruit orchards, was established in 1883.
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References: 

Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, and Dave McComb, Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, 3rd ed. (Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 1994).

Hazel Baker Austin, “Surface Creek Country” (Cedaredge, CO: n.p., 1977).

David Bradford, Justin McConkey, R. B. LeValley, Larry Allen, Brian Farmer, and Joe Sperry, “Rocky Mountain Woolies: Raising Sheep in the New West,” Rangelands 25, no. 1 (February 2003).

Ronn Brewer, A History of the Surface Creek Valley and the Town of Cedaredge: Celebrating 100 Years (Cedaredge, CO: Lifetime Chronicle Press, 2008).

Crawford Chamber of Commerce, “Crawford History,” n.d.

Theajo “TJ” Davis and Royal C. “Whitey” Huff, Sr., The Uncompahgre Valley (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2010).

“Delta County,” Colorado County Histories Notebook (Denver: History Colorado, 1992).

Paul M. O’Rourke, “Frontier in Transition: A History of Southwestern Colorado,” Cultural Resource Series 10 (Denver: Bureau of Land Management, 1992).

Virginia McConnell Simmons, The Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico (Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2000).

US Department of Agriculture, “2012 Census of Agriculture County Profile: Delta County Colorado,” National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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