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The Cities and communities of Orange County, Florida *



Apopka, Azalea Park

Bay Hill, Bay Ridge, Belle Isle, Beulah, Bithlo

Christmas, Clarcona, Conway

Doctor Phillips

Eatonville, Edgewood

Fairview Shores

Gotha

Holden Heights

Isleworth

Killarney

Lake Buena Vista, Lake Cain Hills, Lockhart

Maitland, Meadow Wood

Oakland, Oak Ridge, Ocoee, Orlando (county seat), Orlo Vista

Paradise Heights, Piedmont, Pine Castle, Pine Hills, Plymouth

Sky Lake, South Apopka, Southwood, Summerport Beach

Taft, Tangelo Park, Tangerine, Tildenville

Union Park

Williamsburg, Windermere, Winter Garden, Winter Park

Zellwood

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.

If you have information about any of these unlinked communities, please send it to us and we will add a page for that community. Some of these places above may only be neighborhoods or local area names and are not listed with the census at all or just included in a larger surrounding designated census area.

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Information & Facts about Orange County, Florida

Orange County is a beautiful place to work and live!

Government
The county seat of Orange County is Orlando.

Orange County Government

County Commissioners
Administration Building, 5th Floor
201 S Rosalind AV
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone 407-836-7350
Administrator Phone: 407-836-7370

Orange County is a charter county, meaning it has its own constitution and is self-governing.

The first charter was adopted in November 1986 and went into effect on January 6, 1987. In November 1988, voters approved the creation of a new form of government for Orange County, that of a chairman elected by the community at large and the creation of six single-member districts.

Facts
Size: 1,004 square miles
Elevation: 127 feet above sea level
There are 13 municipalities in the county with many other communities.

Population:

1990 - 677,491
1995 - 757,897

Median age: 32

Location:
Orange County is in east-central Florida. It is surrounded by Lake County on the west and north. Volusia County also on the north. Brevard County is on the east and Osceola County on the south. It is in the approximate center of the state, midway between Jacksonville and Miami. Orlando is situated approximately 150 miles from the Florida/Georgia border to the north, 50 miles from the Atlantic Coast to the east, 75 miles from the Gulf Coast to the west, and 370 miles from the Florida Keys at the southern tip of the state.
Many maps are available on this map page for the area.

Climate
A weather information page for Orlando and the area

The weather is mild all year long with a sub-tropical climate.
Average annual rainfall: 50 inches
Average annual temperature: 72.4

History:

The territory was divided into two counties in 1821, Escambia (northern portion) and St. Johns (south and east of the Suwannee River). Within three years, Mosquito County was formed from the central area of Florida. Once the state of Florida was created in 1845, this county was renamed Orange County. Today's county limits were created in 1913.

Library:

Orange County Library Online
Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801
407-835-7323

Schools:

Orange County Public Schools

University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida
Phone: (407) 823-2000

Organizations & Groups

Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Email: info@orlandocvb.com
Official Visitor's Center Phone: 407-363-5872

Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1234
Orlando, FL 32802-1234
Phone: 407.425.1234
FAX: 407.839.5020

Attractions & Information
The area abounds in things to see and do. Walt Disney World spreads out over 46 square miles of land in the county with something for everyone! Other attractions include Sea World, Universal Studios, Planet Hollywood, General Motors racetrack and many other places to play, eat, stay, and just enjoy yourselves.

Information on Orlando International Airport

Find more information on Attractions of the area

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