Orange County (New York)

Orange County is a county located in the state of New York in the United States. In the 2000 census, the county had 341 367 inhabitants and a population density of 161 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Goshen.


The county derives its name from the Dutch King William III. of Orange- Nassau ( William of Orange ) from.

National Register of Historic Places

In Orange County 165 buildings and historic districts are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Eight of these are run by the National Park Service as a National Historic Landmark.


The county has an area of ​​2,172 square kilometers, of which 58 square kilometers are water surface. Orange County is bordered on the east by the Hudson River, on the southeast by Rockland County, on the south by the state of New Jersey, and to the north by Sullivan County and Ulster County.

Cities and towns

  • Balmville
  • Beaverdam Lake - Salisbury Mills
  • Blooming Grove
  • Central Valley
  • Chester
  • Cornwall -on-Hudson
  • Cornwall
  • Crawford
  • Deerpark
  • Firth Cliffe
  • Florida
  • Fort Montgomery
  • Gardner Town
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood Lake
  • Hampton Burgh
  • Harriman
  • Highland Falls
  • Highland Mills
  • Highlands
  • Kiryas Joel
  • Maybrook
  • Mechanicsburg Town
  • Middletown
  • Minisink
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Mount Hope
  • New Windsor
  • Newburgh
  • Orange Lake
  • Otisville
  • Pine Bush
  • Port Jervis
  • Scotchtown
  • Tuxedo Park
  • Tuxedo
  • Unionville
  • Vails Gate
  • Walden
  • Wallkill
  • Walton Park
  • Warwick
  • Washington Heights
  • Washingtonville
  • Wawayanda
  • West Point
  • Woodbury


After this region is the famous motorcycle company Orange County Choppers, based in Newburgh, in the northern part of the county, named.