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Welcome to Orange ...

The city of Orange is located in Orange County.

When the people of Orange refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Orangeite<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Orange has a population of 140,560 people<2> (see below for details).

Orange was incorporated April 6, 1888.

The community of Orange is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Orange lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Orange: (714) and (657)<4>

The ZIP codes for Orange: 92856-92857, 92859, 92862-92869<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orange had a population of 136,416 people. This makes Orange the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Orange represents 0.37% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 136,416 people, the population of Orange increased 5.9% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 128,821 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Orange had an population of 140,560 people. This is an increase of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.11% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Orange.

Communities near Orange ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Corona   [Map]   167,836   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Costa Mesa   [Map]   113,825   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Downey   [Map]   113,092   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   140,392   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   201,874   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Irvine   [Map]   277,453   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Orange.

Communities Also Named Orange ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Orange - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Orange.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Orange. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Orange. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Orange. Our list includes 27 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Orange:

Websites for Orange ...

Official Website:   www.cityoforange.org/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.orangechamber.org/
 
Junior League:   www.jlocc.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orange ...

Looking for more information about Orange? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Orange, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Orange.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Orange County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Orange: www.cityoforange.org/

The official website for Orange County: www.oc.ca.gov/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Orange refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Orange may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Orange.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orange - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (657) is an overlay for area code (714).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Orange). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Orange or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Orange includes: 92856, 92859, 92862, 92863, 92864, 92865, 92866, 92867, 92868 & 92869.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Orange. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orange) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Orange. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orange

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orange. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7879, Longitude: -117.8532     [Map].

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