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Orange County,

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The California state capital is Sacramento.


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Zip Codes

92665, 92666, 92668, 92669

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Orange is approximately 127,600 (1999), 136416 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 38,018 (1990), 43367 (2010).

The amount of land area in Orange is 60.438 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Orange is 24 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.045 sq kilometers.
The distance from Orange to Washington DC is 2406 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 387 miles. (as the crow flies)
Orange is positioned 33.80 degrees north of the equator and 117.82 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Orange elevation is 187 feet above sea level.
The Orange city flower is the Rose.
The city tree is the Orange Tree.
Orange miscellany.

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Location

Orange location: In Orange County, south and east of Los Angeles

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History & History Related Items

Orange history:

In 1869, Alfred Chapman and Andrew Glassell, lawyers in this area, accepted 1,385 acres of land as payment of legal fees. The land was from the Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. They began to lay out ten acre farm lots which fanned out from a central town square area. They called the center of town, the Plaza.

Originally known as Richland, it was renamed in 1875 for its orange trees.

Here is a good history page for Orange.
The founding of Orange: 1868
The incorporation date of Orange: 1888

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Attractions

Orange attractions:

Irvine Park Railroad
1/3 sacle replica of an 1863 C.P. Huntington locomotive that helped make the first intercontinental crossing.
Summer Hours Open Daily from 10Am-4:30Pm M-F 10Am - 5Pm Sat, Sun
Winter Hour Open Daily from 10Am-4Pm All Week

Chapman College (established 1861 in Los Angeles, relocated 1954), West Coast University Orange County Center (1963), and a community college are here

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