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Orange in Orange County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Orange County

 
 
Orange County Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2018
1. Orange County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Jefferson County
Created February 5, 1852
Organized March 20, 1852

Named for the fruit grown in the district since the earliest settlements near the mouth of the Sabine River.
County Seat, Madison, 1852
Named changed to Orange
February 6, 1858.
 
Erected 1936 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11505.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 5.396′ N, 93° 44.188′ W. Marker is in Orange, Texas, in Orange County. Marker is on West Division Street near Seventh Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 West Division Street, Orange TX 77630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historical Sketch of Orange County (within shouting distance of this marker); Orange County and the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Jimmy Ochiltree Sims Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orange Dairy Company

Orange County Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2018
2. Orange County Marker
(about 700 feet away); William Henry Stark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Jacob Lutcher (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Jacob Lutcher Stark (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Orange, Texas Rotary Club (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
 
More about this marker. Located on the Orange County Court House lawn.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 

More. Search the internet for Orange County.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2018.
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