Orange Cove California Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Orange Cove, California Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 

Home

US Facts

Footsteps of
History

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables

Search


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For

Orange Cove

Fresno County,

California

Zip Code

Working Together Nothing Is Impossible


The California state capital is Sacramento.


What would you like to know about Orange Cove

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Orange Cove Government




Zip Codes

93646

Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Orange Cove is approximately 5,604 (1990), 9078 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,316 (1990), 2068 (2010).

The amount of land area in Orange Cove is 3.97 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Orange Cove to Washington DC is 2404 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 177 miles. (as the crow flies)
Orange Cove is positioned 36.62 degrees north of the equator and 119.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Return to Index

Location

Orange Cove location: in the general Fresno area of Central California.

Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Orange Cove history:

This historical information is from the Orange Cove Website
Orange Cove was founded in 1914. Some years prior to that time, the land was in the possession of Elmer M. Sherdian. He proceeded to subdivide the acreage owned by him, and made contacts with officials of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway which caused this company to build a road through that district. As the director of the station which they proposed to erect in that region, he was seeking a suitable name. He was led by a sudden flash of inspirations to call it Orange Cove. No orange groves at that time existed here - only vast wheatfields for miles around. But the new town decided to live up to its name and Sherdian's prophetic insight and its name is now actually descriptive of its major chief industry. Orange Cove's Santa Fe Depot is now the Orange Cove City Hall. An elementary school was named after the founder of our town. E.M. Sherdian's Land Office still exists on the second floor of The Orange Cove Hardware. Orange Cove was incorporated in 1948. The city is located between two projecting spurs of the Sierra Nevadas and is thus a natural cove. The second part of its name is also fitting. Orange Cove's City Hall was formerly the Santa Fe Train Depot for that area back in the early 1900's. The first city doctor and dentist were on the second floor of The Orange Cove Hardware - and is still there. One of the cities oldest buildings is The Orange Cove Hardware, and DH Machine Inc,. A couple of years ago, it was a locksmith shop.
Return to Index

Attractions

Orange Cove attractions: information on Orange Cove.

Close to Sequoia, Kings, Grant Grove National Parks.

Return to Index

Orange Cove economy: Agriculture makes up the greater part of the economy. Among the fruits that grow here are oranges, grapes, olives and other fruit.


Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of California

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search