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  Orange County Florida Genealogy Project -Main Page
In 1845 the name was changed to Orange for the citrus that thrived in the area and comprised its main source of income.
As time passed Orange County's population continued to thrive and grow, the above mentioned five counties were sliced off the original Mosquito County, a war dividing the country was fought, still Orange County continued to steadily grow fueled by cattle ranching and agriculture.
Orange county continued a slow but steady growth until 1967; when Walt Disney announced his intention to build a "vacation destination".
www.rootsweb.com /~florange/florange.htm   (555 words)

  
 Orange County Florida > Population | Home Ownership | Sales | Jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Orange County, Florida is one of about 3,140 counties and county equivalents in the United States.
In 2003 the total population of Orange County was estimated to be 964,865 while the population of the entire state of Florida was estimated at 17,019,068.
Orange County had 336,286 households in 2000 with a median household income of $41,311 as compared to the Florida state-wide median family income of $38,819.
www.countyguide.com /Florida/Orange-County   (403 words)

  
 Environmental Protection Agency - LMOP: Orange County, Florida
Designed by the Orange County Solid Waste Department and several consultants, the system was sold to DTE Biomass Energy, Inc. DTE Biomass will own and operate the landfill gas recovery project over the term of a 20-year contract with Orange County.
Orange County stands to make $400,000 per year for rights to the landfill gas, in addition to the $5 million system purchase price.
The Orange County landfill gas project will reduce methane emissions by almost 31,000 tons per year at capacity, improving the global environment and ensuring that the citizens of Central Florida have a healthy environment in which to live and work.
www.epa.gov /lmop/res/orange.htm   (690 words)

  
 Florida, Orange County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Village of Florida is primarily in the Town of Warwick, but a small part of the northern end of the village is in the Town of Goshen.
Florida is at the convergence of Routes 17A, 25, and 94.
Florida is known for its vast onion fields (the town is known as the Onion Capital of the World), as well as being the birthplace of William H. Seward, the Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln who is remembered for his crusade to purchase Alaska from Russia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Florida,_Orange_County,_New_York   (524 words)

  
 Orange County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orange County is led by the six-seat Board of County Commissioners, headed by the Mayor of Orange County.
The region of largely unincorporated land (portions of the northern fringe are annexed by Orlando) encompasses the southern portions of the International Drive and Universal Boulevard corridors.
Orange County is experiencing major sprawl, land is being developed at an average of 7,800 acres of farmland per year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orange_County,_Florida   (1301 words)

  
 Orange County, Florida prefers less-qualified minority firefighters.
Orange County and the Orange County Fire Rescue Division trampled on the rights of white males in the guise of an affirmative action plan.
It is our assertion, which is supported by the facts of the case, that Orange County cannot show a pattern and practice of past discrimination that would justify the aggressive nature of their affirmative action efforts that trample on the rights of white males.
The Orange County Fire Rescue Division rejected the Battalion Chief’s application for promotion because they said that he was not qualified for the position.
www.adversity.net /c11_tbd.htm   (1541 words)

  
 Florida Census: Orange County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Hernando County was established on February 24, 1843, from segments of Hillsborough County, Mosquito County (Orange County), and Alachua County.
Brevard County was established on March 14, 1844, from a segment of Mosquito County (Orange County).
Volusia County was established on December 29, 1854, from a segment of Orange County.
fcit.coedu.usf.edu /florida/docs/c/census/Orange.htm   (216 words)

  
 Orange County, Florida
She registered in Orange County, but was told to send her application to Tallahassee.
She then called the state board of elections of Orange County a few times during the week of October 25th and was told she was registered by a woman (possibly named Pat).
She claims that she sent the info to the Orange County office on the 28th of Sept. and it is within the same city so it should've arrived the next day.
www.flcv.com /orangeo.html   (5308 words)

  
 Welcome to Orange County Government, Florida
In Orange County, we embrace the best of our past but our vision is to the future.
Orange County firefighters would like to remind citizens to consider some landscaping and home maintenance tips to ensure safe surroundings.
Orange County Convention Center - The Orange County Convention Center is presently the second largest in the country featuring seven million square feet of meeting, exhibition and public space.
www.orangecountyfl.net   (449 words)

  
 Exploring Florida Orange County Maps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
county, established on December 29, 1824, from a segment of St.
It was originally named Mosquito county after the name the Spanish had given the entire coast, "Los Mosquitos." On January 30, 1845, the Territorial Council approved the name change to Orange County, after all the orange groves in the area.
1863, Map of Florida that was, "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by A. Johnson in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."
fcit.usf.edu /florida/maps/county/Orange/Orange.htm   (417 words)

  
 Orange County Homeowners Association Alliance, Orlando, Florida
The Orange County Homeowners Association Alliance is a not-for-profit corporation organized in 1973 to inform and represent Orange County's residential homeowners and their community associations.
It is an umbrella organization established to further the aims, quality of life and property values of the homeowners of Orange County, Florida and to facilitate the effective management of homeowners associations in every sector of the county.
However, organizations or individuals outside of Orange County, Florida who are interested in receiving copies of our monthly newsletter, The OCHAA News, can be added to our mailing list at a charge of $90.00 per year (which will include up to 5 copies of each monthly newsletter per month).
www.ochafl.org   (540 words)

  
 David Glenz - Orange County National Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge; Two of the finest public golf courses Orlando Florida has to offer and much more!
Two championship courses, a 9 hole short course, several onsite instruction schools and the largest driving range and practice facility in America are all at one location: Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge.
In fact Orange County National has 45 fabulous holes, on 922 beautiful acres of unspoiled rolling terrain.
www.golfspan.com /instructors/dglenz/florida.asp   (233 words)

  
 Orange County School District schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
In 2005-2006 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading and math and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science.
Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level.
In 2005-2006 Florida used a norm-referenced test (NRT) section on the FCAT to assess students in grades 3 through 10 in reading and math.
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/fl/district_profile/48   (608 words)

  
 Orange County, Florida houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6.
Churches in Orange County include: Church of Saint George-Eastern Orthodox, Church of the Annunciation, Mercy Medical Mission, Free Methodist Church, New Jerusalem Church, Orlando Bible Church, Orlando Christian Reformed Church, Peniel Baptist Church of Orlando.
Orange County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Florida state average.
www.city-data.com /county/Orange_County-FL.html   (662 words)

  
 Good News Jail & Prison Ministry
In 1984, a specialized program was developed in Orange County by the Chaplains to assist the inmates.
Its purpose is to give inmates the opportunity to learn basic life skills from a biblical perspective with the goal of returning them to society and their families as godly individuals who are prepared to be positive and productive citizens in their homes, workplaces and community.
This approach has proven very effective in Orange County, as approximately 85% of those who have completed the program over the years have stayed out of jail.
www.goodnewsjail.org /?page=uschaplains&id=23   (546 words)

  
 Democratic Party of Orange County
We hope to provide you with information that will assist in the navigation of the Orange County, Florida political scene from a Democratic point of view.
Whatever your level of participation, the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee stands ready to provide you with the tools and information to get Democrats elected in our communities.
we're on the move in Orange County and we don’t want you to miss the action.
www.orangedemocrats.com   (293 words)

  
 Orange County ARES/RACES : HomePage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ARES / RACES of Orange County, FL is a group of Amateur Radio Operators volunteering their time and equipment to assist local government agencies and/or organizations in time of special needs.
ARES/RACES of Orange County, FL meets the second Monday of every month at the American Red Cross of Central Florida, 5 North Bumby Avenue in Orlando, NE corner of Bumby and Central at 19:00 local time.
The ARES/RACES of Orange County, FL VHF net is held every Thursday evening at 19:00 local time on the 146.730 MHz repeater toned at 103.5 Hz.
www.ocares.org   (467 words)

  
 Orange County Young Democrats (Florida)
The Orange County Young Democrats is an organization dedicated to increasing political awareness and activism among Democrats under the age of 36 in Orange County, Florida.
Work closely with other Democratic organizations in the Central Florida area, interact with Democratic candidates and local elected officials, and volunteer to participate in grassroots campaigning, fundraising, and media events in local, state, and national races.
Florida, and Central Florida in particular, will continue to be a battleground area in future elections.
www.orangeyd.com /about.htm   (180 words)

  
 ADR Database Orange County, Florida
Selection, Qualification, and Training of Neutrals: To receive referrals, mediators must complete 20 hours of training certified by the state supreme court, be of good moral character, and complete a mentorship program (observe 4 county court mediations conducted by certified mediator, and conduct 4 county court mediations under a certified mediator’s observation).
Payment/Costs/Funding: Budget for calendar year 2003 was $251,083, to be shared with county, dependency, juvenile, and adult restitution mediation; small claims arbitration.
Teen Court: In the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Teen Court is a voluntary diversion program from Juvenile Court or school suspension.
www.ncsconline.org /WC/Publications/ADR/ADRFLOrange.htm   (724 words)

  
 Orange County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orange County is the name of several counties in the United States of America:
Orange County, California, the most populous Orange County in the U.S. and home to Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm.
Orange County, China is an American-style suburb built close to Beijing, named for Orange County, California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orange_County   (170 words)

  
 Vasectomy in Orange County Florida
Orange County may have Title X (Ten) funding available for vasectomy!
Community Health Centers is one of two health care providers in Florida (other than the Florida Department of Health and its county health department clinics) which receives Federal Title X (Ten) Family Planning funds directly from the regional office in Atlanta.
Their Orange County clinics are located in Apopka (407) 886-5232, in Winter Garden (407) 877-4340, and in Orlando (Eatonville (407) 645-3989 and Pine Hills (407) 836-8400).
www.vasweb.com /Vasectomy/Orange_CHD.htm   (213 words)

  
 Orange County Florida Townhomes|Orange County FL Homes|Orange County Real Estate
Orange County is the place to be and we can help you get here.
That's why I constantly research the market and property values here in Orange County so that when you purchase a home through us you know that the home is priced well with in the market range.
Whether you're just cruising to see what's available in Orange County Florida Townhomes Homes and Property, or serious about moving to our great City we provide everything you need to know about buying or selling a home anywhere in Florida.
www.orangecountyfloridatownhomes.com   (454 words)

  
 Orange County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Orange County, Florida
Then contact any of the Florida Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Florida area home.
Click on the Orange cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Orange County:
So whether you are wondering what your home value is, looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your real estate, or just looking to browse properties in your area, it's all right here.
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/FL/County/ORANGE   (331 words)

  
 sooc
It is a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with mental retardation, supported by community volunteers and local fund raising.
Special Olympics Orange County is authorized and accredited by Special Olympics Florida.
Competition begins at the county level and eligible athletes advance to area, state, national and world competitions.
www.globalnet-2000.net /sooc/index.html   (102 words)

  
 Orange & Seminole County - Live Police Scanner
I'm a retired Orange County firefighter and would like to listen in to the channels.
I live in Orange County so i can hear what's going on for the mostpart.
Are you planning on putting the Orange County Sheriff on here.
heliosj.iddings.us /main/scanner   (1392 words)

  
 Brown (FL03) - Press Releases - Congresswoman Brown Sets 110th Congress Orlando Area Agenda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
I also intend to work with the Federal Transit Agency to ensure that they are partnering with the state of Florida to expedite the roll out of commuter rail in Central and South Florida, as well as other areas of our state that see the advantages of commuter rail.
To help combat the increasing crime problem in Orange County and around the region, I will continue to work to restore funding to the COPS and Weed and Seed programs, both of which assist local police to deal with crime.
I will also continue my efforts to expand after school and summer job programs, which have thus far proven successful in other areas of the state.
www.house.gov /list/press/fl03_brown/pr_061109a.html   (405 words)

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