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Orange County, New York

US county information
NameOrange County
StateNew York
SeatGoshen
Largest cityNewburgh
US Area
Total Area839 sq mi (2173 km2)
Land Area816 sq mi (2113.4 km2)
Water Area22 sq mi (57 km2)
Population372813 (2010)
Density176.4/km2 (456.9/sq mi)
Founded1683

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Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. It is part of the Poughkeepsie Newburgh Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located at the northern reaches of the New York metropolitan area. The county sits in the state's scenic Mid-Hudson Region of the Hudson Valley. Its name is in honor of William III of Orange, who was greatly esteemed by the original settlers of the region. As of the 2010 census, the population was 372,813. The County Executive is Ed Diana, and the county seat is Goshen. The center of population of New York is located in Orange County, in Deerpark.


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