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DCED is now One Delta County- An Economic Development Alliance. During this transition please contact Greg Pope at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-874-2118 for assistance.
Delta County - Climate to Create, Energy to Grow!
According to the State of Colorado there are 7,488 registered businesses in Delta County (source data.colorado.gov * 2019)
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OUR MISSION "CREATING A STRONG, VIBRANT AND RESILIENT ECONOMY FOR DELTA COUNTY"
Located on the Western Slope of Colorado, Delta County covers an area of 1,157 square miles, and ranges in elevation from 4,758 to 11,396 ft. We are at the base of Grand Mesa, the largest flat top mountain in the world. We are home to more than 6 wonderful family friendly communities; Cedaredge, Crawford, Delta, Hotchkiss, Orchard City and Paonia. Scenically situated and surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, National Forests, Scenic Byways, Delta County is historically known for it's agriculture, timber, mining, land and water development, pioneers, construction, small manufacturing and more. We are positioned for growth with seamless connections to Montrose (20 miles southeast) and Grand Junction (40 miles northwest), and 2 local airports, highway access and railroad access.
Delta County is also home to the COE Accredited Technical College of the Rockies, with an ever-increasing number of programs that provide needed job skills to the local labor force. Along with the recently formed ENGAGE Delta program and the wonderful innovations throughout the county, Delta is dressed to impress and ready for it's own prom.
Among our largest employers in the county are the Delta County Memorial Hospital, county government, Wal-Mart, and the school district. The diversity of available employment is staggering, from small independent businesses, the creative corridor, agritourism, artisan and collaborative entrepreneurs, tourism and hospitality, historic districts, small agriculture to large corporate poultry farms, from historical to modern, we have a little of everything.
DCED is a 501(c)3 non-profit investor-based organization. We work in partnership with public and private sectors to strengthen and diversify the economy of Delta County, Colorado.
DCED is your advocate for your business. We work efficiently to find practical solutions for your needs! OUR business is growing YOUR business. Contact us to help you make Delta County home for you and your business.
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Local, Regional, & State Incentives can be found here.
Local conferences, workshops, and small business events can be found here!
The Latest Delta County Economy Overview is available here! What you need to know about Delta County's workforce.
Read about workforce trends, population, industry, business and workforce characteristics, along with in-demand skills and the educational pipeline.
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