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

Orange County

 
 
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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.
 
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); William Henry Stark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Jacob Lutcher (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Jacob Lutcher Stark

Orange County Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2018
2. Orange County Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Orange, Texas Rotary Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Rotary International (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ever Changing Landscapes (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
 
 
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 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2018.
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