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Orange County, Vermont

5 Court St
Chelsea, VT 05038
Phone: (802) 685-4610
Fax: (802) 685-3246

On the central eastern border of VT, south of Montpelier; organized Feb 22, 1781 (prior to statehood) from the former Cumberland County. Name Origin: For William of Orange (1650-1702), later William III, king of England (1689-1702)

Area (sq mi):: 691.74 (land 688.56; water 3.18) Population per square mile: 42.50
Population 2005: 29,287 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 7.90% Population 2000: 28,226 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,784; median household $39,855; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,437-$26,441
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Orange County, New York

255 Main St
Goshen, NY 10924
Phone: (845) 291-2700
Fax: (845) 291-2724
www.co.orange.ny.us

In southeastern NY, southwest of Poughkeepsie; original county, organized Nov 1, 1683. Name Origin: For William of Orange (1650-1702), later William III, king of England

Area (sq mi):: 838.55 (land 816.34; water 22.21) Population per square mile: 456.80
Population 2005: 372,893 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 341,367 (White 77.60%; Black or African American 8.10%; Hispanic or Latino 11.60%; Asian 1.50%; Other 6.70%). Foreign born: 8.40%. Median age: 34.70
Income 2000: per capita $21,597; median household $52,058; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,749-$28,903
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 32.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Newburgh (28,551)
  • Middletown (26,117)
  • Kiryas Joel (17,651)

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    Orange County, North Carolina

    106 E Margaret Ln
    Hillsborough, NC 27278
    Phone: (919) 732-8181
    Fax: (919) 644-3043
    www.co.orange.nc.us

    In north-central NC, west of Durham; organized Mar 31, 1753 (prior to statehood) from Bladen, Granville, and Johnston counties. Name Origin: Said to be for William III of the House of Orange, but when the county was formed, William V (1748-1806) was Stadholder; it seems more likely to be named for the latter (grandson of George II of England) than for the former, who had been dead for fifty years

    Area (sq mi):: 401.21 (land 399.84; water 1.37) Population per square mile: 296.10
    Population 2005: 118,386 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 26.00% Population 2000: 118,227 (White 75.80%; Black or African American 13.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 4.10%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 9.10%. Median age: 30.40
    Income 2000: per capita $24,873; median household $42,372; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,914-$34,182
    Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chapel Hill (49,368)
  • Carrboro (16,429)

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    Orange County, Texas

    801 Division St
    Orange, TX 77631
    Phone: (409) 883-7740
    Fax: (409) 882-7012
    www.co.orange.tx.us

    On the central eastern border of TX, east of Beaumont; organized Feb 5, 1852 from Jefferson County. Name Origin: For the orange groves in the region

    Area (sq mi):: 379.54 (land 356.40; water 23.14) Population per square mile: 238.40
    Population 2005: 84,983 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 84,966 (White 85.90%; Black or African American 8.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.80%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.10
    Income 2000: per capita $17,554; median household $37,586; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,985-$25,362
    Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Orange County seat (18,140)
  • Vidor (11,293)

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    Orange County, Virginia

    112 W Main St Suite 202 PO Box 111
    Orange, VA 22960
    Phone: (540) 672-3313
    Fax: (276) 672-1679
    www.orangecova.com

    In north-central VA, northeast of Charlottesville; organized Feb 1, 1734 from Spotsylvania County. Name Origin: For the European ruling family of Orange-Nassau, one of whose princes married Princess Anne, daughter of King George II (1683-1760)

    Area (sq mi):: 343.41 (land 341.70; water 1.70) Population per square mile: 88.50
    Population 2005: 30,246 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 16.90%; 1990-2000 20.80% Population 2000: 25,881 (White 83.60%; Black or African American 13.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 40.40
    Income 2000: per capita $21,107; median household $42,889; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,961-$26,432
    Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 33.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Orange County, Florida

    201 S Rosalind Ave
    Orlando, FL 32801
    Phone: (407) 836-7350
    Fax: (407) 836-5879
    www.orangecountyfl.net

    In central FL, southwest of Daytona Beach; organized as Mosquito County Dec 29, 1824 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands; name changed Jan 30, 1845. Name Origin: For the major crop in the region

    Area (sq mi):: 1004.19 (land 907.45; water 96.74) Population per square mile: 1127.40
    Population 2005: 1,023,023 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 14.10%; 1990-2000 32.30% Population 2000: 896,344 (White 57.50%; Black or African American 18.20%; Hispanic or Latino 18.80%; Asian 3.40%; Other 9.80%). Foreign born: 14.40%. Median age: 33.30
    Income 2000: per capita $20,916; median household $41,311; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,084-$28,031
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Orlando County seat (205,648)
  • Apopka (32,062)
  • Ocoee (28,248)
  • Winter Park (26,608)
  • Winter Garden (22,070)
  • Maitland (14,099)

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    Orange County, Indiana

    1 Court St
    Paoli, IN 47454
    Phone: (812) 723-2649
    Fax: (812) 723-0239
    www.co.orange.in.us

    In south-central IN, south of Bloomington; established Dec 26, 1815 (prior to statehood) from Crawford and Washington counties. Name Origin: For Orange County, NC, former home of many early settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 408.20 (land 399.52; water 8.68) Population per square mile: 49.50
    Population 2005: 19,770 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 4.90% Population 2000: 19,306 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $16,717; median household $31,564; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,337-$21,516
    Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 25.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Orange County, California

    12 Civic Center Plaza
    Santa Ana, CA 92702
    Phone: (714) 834-2500
    Fax: (714) 834-2675
    www.oc.ca.gov

    On SW coast of CA, S of Los Angeles; organized Mar 11, 1889 from Los Angeles County. Name Origin: For local orange groves

    Area (sq mi):: 947.98 (land 789.40; water 158.57) Population per square mile: 3785.20
    Population 2005: 2,988,072 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 18.10% Population 2000: 2,846,289 (White 51.30%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 30.80%; Asian 13.60%; Other 19.90%). Foreign born: 29.90%. Median age: 33.30
    Income 2000: per capita $25,826; median household $58,820; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $37,103-$39,268
    Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Santa Ana County seat (342,715)
  • Anaheim (333,776)
  • Huntington Beach (195,305)
  • Irvine (178,317)
  • Garden Grove (167,347)
  • Orange (133,819)
  • Fullerton (133,439)
  • Costa Mesa (110,411)
  • Mission Viejo (96,253)
  • Westminster (89,855)
  • Newport Beach (79,957)
  • Buena Park (79,357)
  • Lake Forest (77,012)
  • Tustin (68,612)
  • Laguna Niguel (64,946)
  • Yorba Linda (63,660)
  • La Habra (59,803)
  • San Clemente (59,550)
  • Fountain Valley (56,352)
  • Rancho Santa Margarita (50,004)
  • Placentia (49,949)
  • Cypress (47,614)
  • Aliso Viejo (41,468)
  • Brea (38,522)
  • Stanton (37,923)
  • Dana Point (36,019)
  • San Juan Capistrano (34,882)
  • Laguna Hills (32,380)
  • Seal Beach (24,459)
  • Laguna Beach (24,250)
  • Laguna Woods (18,306)
  • La Palma (15,935)
  • Los Alamitos (11,780)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Orange County is maturing in the face of her growing urban challenges: how to deal with the influx of well over a hundred people per day moving into this county; how to deal with the planning of an 'urban' community whose genesis is based on the ramifications of the automobile; how to accommodate one of the most diverse, ethnic populations assembled today (somewhat unique is the mix rather than concentration of ethnicity throughout the county).
    The answer to why this center should have blossomed in Orange County rather than in Los Angeles or San Francisco, those cultural meccas to the north, is Henry T.
    We are very bullish on the economic future of Orange county and look forward to expanding our presence in the county.
    County Chamber of Commerce to form the Orange County Business Council.
    And while he relates to his Orange County hero's literary ambitions, White says his romantic life in high school was no inspiration for the film, since he barely had one.
    Lisa McGirr, a historian at Harvard, guides us through Orange County conservatism's rise and influence in Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right.
    it would be an unusual week if we weren't exchanging intelligence and information back and forth'' between Houston and Orange County.
    SEC chairman Arthur Levitt said die Orange County case involved inaccurate statements made to sell securities.
    The evening event will also include hors d'oeuvres and dessert, and the opportunity to network with Orange County high-tech professionals and with the visiting Merage Fellows, who are executives in life sciences, biotechnology and medical devices.
    Citron's sins pale next to those of the real heavies: Orange County taxpayers.
    Citing statistical research by the Orange County Partnership, Carlisle notes that Orange has nearly tripled its total amount of industrial space from 5 million to 13.
    79,699,000 Orange County Health Facilities Authority hospital revenue bonds (Orlando Regional Healthcare System) series 1996C (1);

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