Orange County , North Carolina

Orange County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 133,801 and a population density of 129 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 149,077 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hillsborough. The county was created 270 years ago in 1751.

Orange County Quick Facts

Population : 149,077 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County, Orange County
Area : 1039 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : William V
Capital : Hillsborough
Establishment : January 01, 1752
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:22:57 (6th October 2022)
Density : 143 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.25% (2010-2020)
Orange County locator map
Location of Orange County on North Carolina map.
Orange County Courthouse NC image
Orange County Courthouse NC
Orange County Courthouse NC image

Geography

Orange County is located at 36°3'41"N 79°7'14"W (36.0613000, -79.1206000). It has 5 neighbors: Alamance County, Caswell County, Chatham County, Durham County and Person County.

Orange County map

Orange County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Orange County.

City Name Population Title
Chapel Hill 59,568 Town in Orange County, North Carolina, United States
Carrboro 21,239 Town in North Carolina, United States
Hillsborough 7,226 Town in and county seat of Orange County, North Carolina, United States

Orange County has 5 neighbours.

  • Hillsborough

Demographics

The population of Orange County increased by 10.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 133,801 - census
2011 134,825 0.76% estimation process
2012 137,817 2.17% estimation process
2013 139,397 1.13% estimation process
2014 140,321 0.66% estimation process
2015 141,298 0.69% estimation process
2016 142,800 1.05% estimation process
2017 143,626 0.58% estimation process
2018 147,980 2.94% estimation process
2019 148,476 0.33% estimation process
2020 149,077 0.4% estimation process

Comte d'Orange, Comté d'Orange, Orange

People born in Orange County (16)

People born in Orange County, including general, Governor of Tennessee and Ambassador to Brazil William Trousdale, Confederate Army officer George B. Anderson, politician George E. Harris, .

List

  • Carl Thomas Durham (American politician (1892-1974)) he was born in 28/08/1892
  • Willie Person Mangum (American politician (1792-1861)) he was born in 10/05/1792
  • Shepperd Strudwick (American actor (1907-1983)) he was born in 22/09/1907
  • Bartlett S. Durham (American businessman) he was born in 03/11/1824
  • Robert Worth Bingham (American judge) he was born in 08/11/1871
  • Henry H. Bell (United States Navy admiral) he was born in 13/04/1808
  • Washington Duke (Confederate Navy officer, businessman, philanthropist and tobacco industry executive) he was born in 18/12/1820
  • Robert Williams (Governor of the Mississippi Territory (1773-1836)) he was born in 30/10/1766
  • Edward Hart Lipscombe he was born in 29/09/1858
  • Joe Thompson (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1918
  • Brodie Duke he was born in 17/09/1846
  • Freeman Walker Compton (American jurist; served on Arkasnsas Supreme Court) he was born in 15/06/1824
  • Wm. Cain (American mathematician and civil engineer) he was born in 14/05/1847

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 , Florida county in Florida, United States with a population of 1,404,396 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 , 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.

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States