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Time Zone: Orange County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Chelsea is the Seat for Orange County.

Orange County was founded in 1781 and was created by taking area from County.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Orange had a population of 28,896 people. This is an increase of 2.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,226 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Orange represented 4.64% of the total population of Vermont, making it the state's 10th most populous county (out of 14 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201028,936+2.52%+0.14% since 2009
200928,896+2.37%-0.14% since 2008
200828,936+2.52%-0.22% since 2007
200028,226The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Orange County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Orange County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Randolph   5,0404,8533.85% increase  
Williamstown   3,2153,2250.31% decrease  
Thetford   2,7842,6176.38% increase  
Bradford   2,6492,6191.15% increase  
Newbury   2,1731,95511.15% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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