A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Orlando ...
When the people of Orlando refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Orlandoan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Orlando has a population of 287,730 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Orlando.
Orlando is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Orlando lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Orlando: (407) and (321)<5>
The ZIP codes for Orlando: 32801-32812, 32814, 32815-32822, 32824-32837, 32839, 32853-32862, 32867-32869, 32872, 32877-32878, 32886-32887, 32890-32891, 32893, 32897-32899<6>
Websites for Orlando ...
Official Website: www.cityoforlando.net/
Chamber of Commerce: www.orlando.org/
Junior League: www.jlgo.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Orlando had an population of 287,730 people. This is an increase of 20.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.73% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Orlando had a population of 238,300 people (which is 20.79% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Orlando the county's most populous community.
The population of Orlando represents 1.27% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 238,300 people, the population of Orlando increased 28.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 185,951 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Orlando.
Communities Also Named Orlando ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Orlando - they are located in Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Orlando.
Communities near Orlando ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Orlando.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Orlando. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Orlando.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Orlando. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Orlando.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Orlando. Our list includes 46 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Orlando.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orlando ...
Looking for more information about Orlando? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Orlando, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Orlando.
Adding Orlando to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Orlando in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Orlando was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Orlando on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Orlando: www.cityoforlando.net/
The official website for Orange County: www.orangecountyfl.net/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022