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Crawford

Town of Crawford Delta County Schools Real Estate Since 1990 Shaffer Real Estate has been serving the needs of buyers and sellers of farms and ranches in Western Colorado. This company is an exclusive farm, ranch and land real estate brokerage. Concentration is in agricultural and recreational properties on Colorado’s Western Slope.

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Delta County Libraries

Delta County Libraries supports five libraries in Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Hotchkiss and Paonia.  The Library District maintains a varied collection of materials in print, audio and electronic formats as well as a wide range of technology for on-site and home use.  Each library offers an annual schedule of dynamic programming for all ages including a Summer Reading Program, weekly storytimes, …

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Paonia

The year was 1881 when William Clark, Samuel Angevine, and Samuel Wade moved up the valley from the Hotchkiss area to home stead the area around the present day town of Paonia, CO.  These early settlers provided the ranching foundation for the upper North Fork Valley, later coal was discovered by Ira Q. Sanborn in 1883 in the Somerset area. …

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Orchard City

Orchard City is located in central Delta County, 9 miles north west of Delta. Consisting of three smaller communities, Austin, Cory and Eckert. In the early part of the 20th Century area residents incorporated Orchard City to provide safer drinking water to the area. Incorporating in 1912, Orchard City is best identified today by the three smaller communities that form …

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Hotchkiss

Before 1880, due to the presence of Ute Indians in the area, it was illegal for anglo exploration of the North Fork Valley. This changed with the Ute Treaty, and in 1881 Enos Hotchkiss brought his extended family and 200 horses into the valley, this party was the first to make legal homestead claims in the area that was to …

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Cedaredge

Cedaredge sits below the eastern rim of the Grand Mesa in Western Colorado at an elevation of 6,230 feet. With attractions such as Pioneer Town and the Cedaredge Golf Club, Cedaredge is a perfect spot for a weekend get away in Delta County, Colorado. Local restaurants, art galleries, and wineries provide plenty of opportunities to experience the Cedaredge experience. The …

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Delta

Delta is located in the southwestern corner of Delta County, the highest concentration of residents in the county. Named for its location of the delta where the Uncompahgre River flows into the Gunnison. The first trading post on the Western Slope was located in the Delta area in the mid 1820’s. Fort Uncompahgre was a trading post on the North …