Orange County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 148,696 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Hillsborough.[2]

Orange County
Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough
Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough
Map of North Carolina highlighting Orange County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°03′45″N 79°07′12″W / 36.062526°N 79.120034°W / 36.062526; -79.120034
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forWilliam V of Orange
Largest communityChapel Hill
 • Total400.96 sq mi (1,038.5 km2)
 • Land397.56 sq mi (1,029.7 km2)
 • Water3.40 sq mi (8.8 km2)  0.85%
 • Total148,696
 • Density374.02/sq mi (144.41/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Orange County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 18, 2024.

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