Orange County, Florida

Orange County: County in Florida, United States

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Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,145,956 and a population density of 441 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,404,396 inhabitants. Its county seat is Orlando. The county was created 199 years ago in 1824.

Orange County is located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2020 census, the population was 1,429,908, making it Florida's fifth most populous county. The county seat is Orlando. Orange County is the central county of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The area that today is Orange County was part of the first land to surface after a long period of rising sea levels formed the continental shelf that would later become Florida. The land mass formed from these accumulating sediments came to be known as Orange Island during colonial times before it was finally settled by European Americans in 1845 when a small community named "Alta Vista" was established nearby. This town would eventually become Orlando, which is today's most populous city within Orange County as well as being one of its most important economic centers and industrial hubs.

Orange County has been noted for its diversity since its inception as one of America's first major destination points for migrants from all over the world such as Germany and Ireland; however, it was also one of the last regions in America to be settled by non-Europeans due to its lack of natural resources like timber or minerals which attracted

Orange County locator map
Location of Orange County on Florida map.

Quick Facts about Orange County

Population : 1,404,396 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
Different from : Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County
Area : 2601 km2
Named for : orange
Capital : Orlando
Establishment : December 12, 1824
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:27:44 (29th February 2024)
Density : 540 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.4% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Orange County is located at 28°30'52"N 81°19'25"W (28.5144200, -81.3234800). It has 5 neighbors: Brevard County, Lake County, Osceola County, Seminole County and Volusia County.

Orange County map

The largest city of Orange County is Orlando with a population of 289,457. Other cities include, Alafaya population 78,113, Apopka population 53,870, Ocoee population 49,168 and Winter Garden population 46,646. See all Orange County cities & populated places.

Orange County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Orange County.

City Name Population Title
Orlando 289,457 The most populous city in Florida and the center of the Orlando metropolitan area.
Alafaya 78,113 A census-designated place in Orange County, Florida.
Pine Hills 60,076 Census-designated place in Florida, United States
Apopka 53,870 The most populous city in Orange County, Florida.
Ocoee 49,168 A city in Orange County, Florida.
Winter Garden 46,646 A city in Orange County, Florida.
Winter Park 30,667 City in Orange County, Florida, United States
Meadow Woods 25,558 Census-designated place in Orange County, Florida
Oak Ridge 22,685 In the US state of Florida, Oak Ridge is a census-designated place located in Orange County.
Maitland 17,452 City in Orange County, Florida, United States
Southchase 15,921 Census-designated place in Orange County, Florida
Lake Butler 15,400 City in Union County, Florida, United States
Hunters Creek 14,321 Census-designated place and an unincorporated area in Orange County, Florida, United States
Horizon West 14,000 Census-designated place in Orange County, Florida
Conway 13,467 Unincorporated area of Orange County, Florida, USA
Lockhart 13,060 Census-designated place in Orange County, Florida

Orange County has 5 neighbours.

  • Orlando

Demographics

The population of Orange County increased by 18.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,145,956 - census
2011 1,170,579 2.1% estimation process
2012 1,202,498 2.65% estimation process
2013 1,227,435 2.03% estimation process
2014 1,256,606 2.32% estimation process
2015 1,291,301 2.69% estimation process
2016 1,326,516 2.65% estimation process
2017 1,355,921 2.17% estimation process
2018 1,381,540 1.85% estimation process
2019 1,393,452 0.85% estimation process
2020 1,404,396 0.78% estimation process

Comte d'Orange, Comté d'Orange, Orange

People born in Orange County (5)

People born in Orange County, including United States federal judge Nathan Philemon Bryan, politician William James Bryan, soul singer David Oliver, .

List

  • Jerry Demings (mayor of Orange County, Florida) he was born in 12/06/1959
  • Garfield Blair (American basketball player (1987-)) he was born in 24/03/1987

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Orange County , California county in California, United States with a population of 3,166,857 people.
  • Orange County , New York The district of Orange County is situated in the U. S. New York state. The population was 372,813 as of the 2010 census. The seat of the county is Goshen. This county was first established in 1683 and reorganized in 1798 with its present limits. Orange County is part of the metropolitan statistical area of Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, which belongs to the broader New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area. It is in the Hudson Valley Area's Mid-Hudson Portion of the state. Steve Neuhaus is the County Executive. with a population of 385,234 people.
  • Orange County , North Carolina county in North Carolina, United States with a population of 149,077 people.
  • Orange County , Texas county in Texas, United States with a population of 82,878 people.
  • Orange County , Virginia county in Virginia, United States with a population of 37,695 people.
  • Orange County , Vermont county in Vermont, United States with a population of 28,837 people.
  • Orange County , Indiana county in Indiana, United States with a population of 19,651 people.

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Volusia County 561,497 County in Florida, United States of America
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Miami 471,525 The most populous city in Florida, Miami is a major center for tourism, finance, and culture.
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