Delta is the largest city in Millard County, Utah, United States. Delta is located at the north eastern end of Millard County along the Sevier River and is surrounded by farm land. The population was 3,436 at the 2010 census.
Delta was originally a railroad switch called Aiken. In 1905 Aiken was renamed Melville when Millard County began plans to set up irrigation and a dam. People purchased land for 50 cents an acre as long as they agreed to develop a 40-acre lot. The name was changed again because of the similarities between Melville and Millville, another town in Utah. The name was changed on May 12, 1908 to Burtner. The name was finally changed to Delta on May 11, 1911. The name is quite fitting as the area was a
Delta is located at 39°21′11″N 112°34′25″W / 39.353145°N 112.573656°W / 39.353145; -112.573656. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.2 square miles or 8.3 square kilometres, all land.
One of the main sources of income for Delta is a power plant operated by the Intermountain Power Agency, known as the Intermountain Power Project or I.P.P. It is also referred to as Intermountain Power Service Corporation or I.P.S.C. This coal-powered power plant supplies power f
Materion's, formerly Brush Wellman, beryllium refining plant is located north of Delta in Millard County. This is one of the few sources of concentrated beryllium in the world. The plant is a mill and finishing facility for beryllium, a high-strength, lightweight metal alloy used
Graymont Lime has a plant in the Cricket Mountains, about 32.5 miles southwest of Delta. It is one of the 10 largest lime plants in the United States. It was previously owned by Continental Lime which was purchased by Graymont Lime.
Delta is home to the Lon and Mary Watson Cosmic Ray Center, the main staging area for the Telescope Array Project experiment.
A great attraction of Millard County's economy is the digging of fossils. Trilobite fossils are relatively common in the region west of Delta. A number of local companies maintain fossil dig areas where they allow visitors to dig their own fossils for a small fee.
Delta High School is a high school in Delta, Utah, United States.
Delta High is known for its mascot, the Rabbit, and for its state record of 34 state wrestling championships. Its colors are red and white. It competes in 3A, Region 15. The Delta Palladium on the Delta High campus is a well-known high school gymnasium in Utah. The student section was nicknamed "The Rabbit Pack" in 2015. Delta High School is the winningest school in all sports in the state of Utah. Delta High School enjoys a heated rivalry with the neighboring Millard High School of Fillmore, Ut
Delta is well-known for its wrestling program and is ranked second in the nation for state championships.
- 2A, Region 12
- Robert Fowles
- 504 (2016-17)
- Millard County School District
Utah (/ ˈ juː t ɑː / YOO-tah, / ˈ juː t ɔː / YOO-taw) is a state in the Mountain West region of the United States. It is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast.
Delta Municipal Airport (IATA: DTA, ICAO: KDTA, FAA LID: DTA) is three miles (6 km) northeast of Delta, in Millard County, Utah. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation airport. The airport opened in June 1943.
- Delta City Corporation
- 4,759 ft / 1,451 m
- Delta, Utah
This is a list of airports in Utah (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location.It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.
Intermountain Power Plant is a large coal-fired power plant at Delta, Utah, USA. It has an installed capacity of 1,900 MW, is owned by the Intermountain Power Agency, and is operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. It is scheduled in 2025 for replacement with an 840 MW natural gas plant, designed to also burn " green hydrogen."
Opened in 1991, the arena was known as the Delta Center, under a naming rights deal with Delta Air Lines, which has a hub at Salt Lake City International Airport. Salt Lake City-based EnergySolutions purchased the naming rights in November 2006, after Delta decided not to renew their 15-year contract due to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy the ...
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